Jammu, June 24 (GNS): The Jammu and Kashmir government today appointment Divisional Commissioner Jammu as an inquiry officer to enquire into the death of two attendants participating in the funeral of a COVID-19 patient at Jammu and death of a person in quarantine at Kathua.
The General Administration Department’s order stated that sanction is hereby accorded to the appointment of Divisional Commissioner, Jammu as Inquiry Officer to enquire into the circumstances leading to the death of two attendants participating in the funeral of a COVID Patient in Jammu and death of a person in quarantine in Kathua.
“The Inquiry Officer shall complete the enquiry and submit report to the Government within ten days from the date of issuance of this order,” it added.
On June Lieutenant Governor Girish Chandra Murmu, as a gesture of compassion, had approved an ex-gratia of Rs. 10 lakh each in favour of NoKs of deceased Kamal Kumar of Kathua, who died while being under administrative quarantine in district Kathua and Vipan Zadoo and Vimal Zadoo, relatives of a Coronavirus patient, who died while performing last rites of the deceased in Jammu. (GNS)
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