SRINAGAR: National Lok Adalat for Criminal Compoundable Cases was held today across the State. 2512 cases were disposed off in the NLA and an amount of Rs 730210 was settled which includes maintenance awarded and compound money realized.
According to a statement issued by, Mr R N Wattal, Member Secretary J&K State Legal Services authority, Lok Adalats were convened at High Court and at the District and Tehsil level under the patronage of Justice N Paul Vasanthakumar, Chief Justice, J&K High Court and Patron-in-Chief J&K State Legal Services Authority, and under the guidance of Justice Mohammad Yaqoob Mir, Judge, J&K High Court and Executive Chairman, J&K State Legal Services Authority.
A National Lok Adalat was held under the chairmanship of district and sessions Judge Bandipora Mohammad Ashraf Malik at Mediation Centre Bandipora. As many as 85 criminal compoundable cases (pending and pre-litigation matters) were taken up, out of which 29 cases were settled on the spot. A compound amount of Rs 2750 was realized and remitted into government treasury. This one bench lok Adalat was organized by District Legal Services Authority Bandipora and was attended by Chief Judicial Magistrate Bandipora, V S Manhas, Munsiff Bandipora, Noor Mohammad Mir besides other litigants.
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