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Asifabad MLA hands over Rs 5 lakh cheque to family of tribal girl killed by tiger

Komaram Bheem Asifabad MLA Koneru Konappa has handed over Rs 5 lakh cheque to the family of the tribal girl who was killed by the tiger on Sunday.
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Komaram Bheem Asifabad MLA Koneru Konappa has handed over Rs 5 lakh cheque to the family of the tribal girl who was killed by the tiger on Sunday.

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Komaram Bheem Asifabad MLA Koneru Konappa has handed over Rs 5 lakh cheque to the family of the tribal girl who was killed by the tiger on Sunday.

Komaram Bheem Asifabad MLA Koneru Konappa has handed over Rs 5 lakh cheque to the family of the tribal girl who was killed by the tiger on Sunday.

The MLA said that the girl's family will be provided with all help from the government. He asserted that he would provide another Rs 5 lakh from the government, besides the financial assistance of Rs 5 lakh from the forest department.

The MLA also said that he would try to provide a job in the forest department to one of the girl's family members.

The 16-year-old tribal girl, identified as Pasula Nirmala was killed by the tiger when she was at a cotton field in Mannewada hamlet near Kondapalli village in Penchikalapeta on Sunday.

The girl's two brothers, who had gone to fetch water from a stream nearby, heard her cries for help and tried to rescue her by throwing sickles at the tiger. The tiger dragged the girl's body 50 meters into the Bejjur forest range and vanished. Later, her half-eaten body was recovered.

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