Delhi rape: Compensation for victim's family

Last Updated: Mon, Dec 31, 2012 10:55 hrs

The Delhi government has announced a compensation of Rs 15 lakhs for the family of the Delhi gangrape victim, media reports said on Monday.

The government also announced a government job for one member of the victim´s family.

India woke up on Saturday to the tragic news of the death of the medical student in a Singapore hospital, finally losing a 13-day-long battle for life after being raped and brutalised by six men on a moving bus in Delhi on Dec 16.

Her death left the nation in a state of mourning and churning as the collective anger of people found new expressions in clamour for change and justice.

The Delhi woman, whose ordeal triggered nationwide protests, died in the hospital in the Singapore early on Saturday (Indian time 2-15 am) after her vital organs failed.

The body of the victim was cremated within hours of its landing in the national capital New Delhi.

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