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Odisha Govt announced compensation to victims of Sunki Ghat Blast

Odisha Government announced compensation to victims of Sunki Ghat Blast.  The Additional Director General of Police (ADG) of Police (HQ) says Rs 10 lakh financial aid to be given to 5 injured OSAP staff from Odisha Police Welfare Fund.  

The financial assistance will be given to the police personnel  currently under treatment at Vishakhapatnam. The Odisha Government on Sunday suspended Gopabandhu Tripathy, an assistant commandant in OSAP IV Battalion for dereliction in his duties which led to the horrific Sunki Ghat blast incident on Wednesday.

Informing about the development Special Secretary to Home Department Lalit Das said Tripathy has been suspended from his duties until further notice.

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