Ghanta Ghar incident victims heirs paid compensation


Peshawar: Deputy Parliamentary Leader of PTI Shaukat Ali Yousufzai accompanied by Deputy Commissioner Peshawar Zaheerul Islam distributed compensation cheques among the victims of Ghanta Ghar tragedy.

They both went to the houses of the victims and offered fateha for the deceased. They distributed rupees two million among three martyrs and Rs. 200,000 to the injured of the incident.

It is worth mentioning that KP Chief Minister Pervez Khattak has increased the compensation package from one to two million rupees and also announced providing Class-IV employment to one family member each.

While expressing grief over the Ghanta Ghar tragedy, Shaukat Yousufzai said that this amount cannot bring back the lives lost in the incident but a sincere effort of government to share the grief of bereaved families. He expressed the confidence that trader’s community would continue support of provincial government in establishment of peace and anti-encroachment drive.

He made it clear that the KP government would not compromise to clear the city from encroachments. The cheques were given to the heirs of Khan Mohammad, Mohammad Ismail and Arshad Ali who lost their lives and injured shopkeeper, Mohammad Ibrahim at their houses during Qul ceremonies of the deceased persons as directed by the Chief Minister.

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