365 cases settled by Lok Adalats in Kashmir

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Srinagar, Jul 31 (UNI) Encouraged by massive response, two Lok Adalats were held in the Kashmir valley in which 365 cases of different nature were settled amicably among the parties, an official spokesperson said today.

He said a Lok Adalat held in court complex of Saddar Court here took up 738 cases yesterday. Out of these, 359 cases were amicably settled by five benches constituted under the supervision of Principal District and Sessions Judge, Srinagar.

He said a fine of over Rs 1.55 lakh was realized from criminal cases and compensation of Rs 41.35 lakh awarded in various MACT cases.

Six more cases were settled amicably at a Lok Adalat held under the chairmanship of Chief Judicial Magistrate Bandipora in north Kashmir, he said.

He said District Legal Services Authority is organising Lok Adalat at court complex Pulwama on August 7, 2008.

UNI BAS AM ND1500

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