A cheque for Rs 86.50 lakh was on Monday handed over to the family of a police constable who was killed in Tuticorin, Tamil Nadu, in a bomb attack while trying to arrest an accused.
The money was a voluntary contribution by police officers and personnel in 10 districts in the south zone.
The constable P Subramanian was killed on August 18 when he and a team went to arrest the accused Duraimuthu who threw the bomb.
The accused had also died in the blast.
The cheque was given to P Subramanian's wife and his father by Inspector-General of Police (south zone) S Murugan, Deputy Inspector-General Praveen Kumar, and Superintendent of Police Jeyakumar.