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Lok Adalat settles over 4,100 cases

PTI  New Delhi, February 09, 2013
First Published: 23:29 IST(9/2/2013) | Last Updated: 23:30 IST(9/2/2013)

The Lok Adalat organised by the Delhi State Legal Services Authority (DLSA) on Saturday disposed of over 4,100 cases and awarded compensation of over Rs. 72 lakh.

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In the Lok Adalat, organised in all six district court complexes of Patiala House, Tis Hazari, Karkardooma, Saket, Dwarka and Rohini, 62 benches were constituted.

They disposed of 3,909 pending cases relating to cheque bounce, electricity bills, traffic challans, various compoundable criminal offences, matrimonial cases and others.

Besides these, 37 cases pertaining to motor accident claims were also disposed of in the Lok Adalat and a total of Rs. 72,49,500 compensation was awarded.

In addition to this, 183 criminal cases were disposed of by plea bargaining and the Lok Adalat also decided 44 cases pertaining to bank loan and credit cards.

4,173 cases were settled finally and there would be no further appeals in the cases disposed of on Saturday, a release issued by the Delhi State Legal Services Authority said.


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