16 cases settled in Lok Adalat Kathua

Excelsior Correspondent

KATHUA, Jan 28: A Lok Adalat was held in the court premises of district Court Kathua today under the chairmanship of Pawan Dev Kotwal, Chairman District Legal Services Authority and Principal District and Sessions Judge Kathua today.
A total number of 16 cases i.e three MACT cases, two HM Act cases and three cases of 138 NI Act , one case of 488 CrPC , five criminal compound cases, two civil suits were settled and disposed off in the Lok Adalat.
Besides settlement amount of Rs 10,45,000 in MACT cases has also been passed in favour of the petitioners and in civil suit Rs 2, 25000 was paid in favour of the petitioner.
To settle the cases two Benches were constituted. The Bench No 1 comprised of Pawan Dev Kotwal , District and Sessions Judge Kathua, and Jatinder Singh Jamwal Additional District and Sessions Judge Kathua. The Bench Number 2 comprised of Yashpal Sharma, Chief Judicial Magistrate Kathua and Ms Rekha Kapoor Nichal, Munsiff JMIC Kathua.

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