TDN World Desk: The Delhi Waqf Board has offered to help the family of Jharkhand’s Tabrez Ansari with Rs 5 lakh as the deceased’s newly-wed wife Shaista Parveen launched an appeal for financial help, reports Jantakareporter.com

Delhi Waqf Board chairman and AAP MLA Amanatullah Khan told news agency PTI on Thursday that his body will give Rs 5 lakh and a job to the wife of 24-year-old Tabrez Ansari who was lynched in Jharkhand last week.

Tabrez’s Ansari was beaten to death by furious mob in Kharsawan district of Jharkhand on June 18, allegedly in suspicion of theft.

On Monday, the family of 24-year-old demanded compensation and government job for his wife.

Tabrez’s wife, Shaista Parveen, 19 is pregnant. Tabrez lost both his parents at a very early age, had migrated to Pune to earn livelihood eight years ago. In April, he returned to his village to get married. On April 27 they were officially married.

Distraught and disgruntled Shaista Parveen told NDTV on Monday, “I don’t have anybody, no in-laws, how will I live? My husband was my only support. I want justice.”

To ease her grief, Delhi Wakf board promised to offer compensation and Job along with legal aid to get justice.

“We are trying to send a cheque of Rs 5 lakh to Tabrez’s wife. I may also go there to handover the cheque to her. We will also give her a job at the waqf board and provide her legal help,” Khan told PTI.

Various rights groups are also campaigning for extending financial support to Tabrez’s family in WhatsApp, Facebook sharing her account details.