Andhra gives ₹10 lakh ex gratia to kin of ‘rape, murder’ victim

Police suspect that the woman was raped before being murdered. Only after a post-mortem examination can it be confirmed.

BySouth First Desk

Published Jun 23, 2024 | 1:17 AMUpdatedJun 23, 2024 | 1:17 AM

Chhota Rajan

The Andhra Pradesh government on Friday, 21 June, gave an ex gratia of ₹10 lakh to the kin of a murdered 21-year-old woman who may have been raped before being killed in Bapatla district. Home Minister Vangalapudi Anitha said that Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu offered the ex gratia. She said the woman was poor and eked out a living as a seamstress.

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