Arvind Kejriwal announces the Rs 1 crore fee for the IB staff member family

NEW DELHI: Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday announced a fee of Rs 1 crore for the family of intelligence office staff Ankit Sharma who lost his life in communal violence in northeastern Delhi. Kejriwal said a member of Sharma's family will also receive a job from the government.

Ankit Sharma was a brave officer. He was brutally murdered in the riots. The country is proud of him. The Delhi government has decided that his family will be given an honorarium of Rs 1 crore, and a job to one person of his family May his soul rest in peace, the Delhi chief minister tweeted.

Sharma's body was taken out of a drain in the area last week.