12. Injuries due to civil disturbances. -

(1) A member of the Service serving in a disturbed area shall be deemed as being on duty continuously and any injury received by him as a result of the disturbances shall be deemed as having been received in the course of such duty, unless the facts of the case give a clear indication to the contrary.

(2) When a member of the Service receives any injury while on duty in connection with the disturbance, he shall be entitled to medical attendance and treatment specified in clauses (f) and (k) of rule 2 free of charge.

(3) A member of the Service on leave in a disturbed area is also entitled to the concessions outlined in sub-rule (2) above, if it is established that he was attacked and injured because of his being a Government servant.

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