Maha govt spent Rs 100 cr on Kasab, Rs 13.73 cr for victims

Ajmal Amir Kasab
Mumbai, Nov 26: According to the current reports, the Maharashtra government has spent anywhere between Rs 16 crore to Rs 100 crore of taxpayers' money on the Pakistani terrorist Ajmal Amir Kasab whereas the government has spent close to Rs 13.73 crore for the victims' families as compensation.

The Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) has given a bill of Rs 90 crore to the Maharashtra government for Kasab's security in the last three years. Adding to that, the government has spent around Rs 10 crore on Kasab's special cell, medical expenses, food, lawyers' fees, special ward and on other expenses.

Meanwhile, out of 175 deaths, 135 were civilians and their families have received an amount of Rs 6.75 crore (Rs 5 lakh each). Meanwhile, the families of 22 martyrs have received a compensation of Rs 5.5 crore (Rs 25 lakh each).

In addition, the families of 102 deceased have received Rs 15.30 lakh (Rs 15,000 each) and Rs 13.75 lakh (Rs 25,000 each) was given to the heirs of 55 victims, who wanted to perform the final rites at their respective hometowns. Rs 1.19 crore was distributed among the injured people.

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