Tuticorin (TN), Aug 31 (PTI) A cheque for Rs 86.50 lakh was on Monday handed over to the family of a police constable who was killed here in a bomb attack while trying to catch a history-sheeter.
The money was a voluntary contribution by police officers and personnel in 10 districts in the south zone.
The constable P Subramanian was killed on August 18 when he and a team went to arrest the history-sheeter Duraimuthu who hurled the bomb.
Duraimuthu also died in the blast.
The cheque was given to Subramanian's widow and his father by Inspector-General of Police (south zone) S Murugan, Deputy Inspector-General Praveen Kumar, and Superintendent of Police Jeyakumar. PTI COR NVG NVG