Samba: A Special Lok Adalat was today held at District Court Complex, Samba under Chairmanship of M.A. Chowdhary, Chairman DLSA (Principal District & Sessions Judge), for taking up of cases for settlement.
Three Benches were constituted for the said purpose. Bench no. 1 was constituted for taking up MACT & Bank cases, Pre-litigation matters and all cases referred by District Judge which was headed by M.A. Chowdhary (Pr. District & Sessions Judge), Samba and assisted by Swati Gupta, Secretary, DLSA, Samba.
The Second bench was headed by Vinod Kumar (Chief Judicial Magistrate), and assisted by Madhu Khajuria (Addl. Spl. Mobile Magistrate), for taking up Cr. Compoundable cases, Matrimonial Cases, NI Act and Petty offences and all other Civil Suits. Third bench comprising Pooja Raina (Munsiff), & Rashi Verma (Addl. Munsiff), was constituted for taking up Matrimonial Cases, Cr. Compoundable cases, NI Act and Petty offences and all other Civil Suits.
The representatives of Banks, Insurance Companies, Advocates and Litigants participated in the Lok Adalat.
A total 61 cases were taken up by the Benches out of which 49 cases were disposed of amicably and an amount of Rs. 80,100/- was settled.