Delhi government announces Rs.15 lakh for rape victim's family

NEW DELHI: The Delhi government Monday announced a compensation of Rs.15 lakh to the family of the gang-rape victim who died Saturday.

The government has also announced a government job for one member of her family.

The decision was taken at a cabinet meeting presided over by Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit, said an official.

The woman was brutally raped Dec 16 and died Saturday in Singapore. She was cremated here Sunday morning.