Kerala Chief Minister Oommen ChandyKerala government on Wednesday announced Rs 10 lakh as compensation to the family of the Dalit law student who was brutally raped and murdered in Perumbavoor in Ernakulam District of Kerala.

The announcement was made by chief minister Oommen Chandy, he said “his government would do the ‘necessary’ towards the demands of the victim’s family, who have asked for a job for the victim’s sister.”

While speaking with the media, Chandy added: “this incident is a shame to the state.”

The 29-year-old woman was murdered after being brutally raped inside her home, near an isolated stretch, at Vattolippidi Canal Bund near Perumbavoor in District Ernakulam.

Her body had at least 30 injuries, including on her private area.