Lucknow, Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav, on Sunday, met the family of Mohd Wakeel, who had lost his life in anti-CAA protests in Lucknow on December 19.
Wakeel had suffered a bullet injury in his stomach.Akhilesh Yadav said that Wakeel was the sole bread winner of the family and demanded adequate compensation, a job for a family member and a house, should be given.
“A software engineer had been killed in police firing and the state government had given a compensation of Rs 25 lakh, a house and a job to the family. The same should be given to Wakeel’s family,” he said.
He also demanded a thorough probe into the killing of Mohd Wakeel and punishment to the guilty. Akhilesh Yadav gave a sum of Rs one lakh to the bereaved family from the Samajwadi Party fund.