87 cases settled in Lok Adalats
Srinagar, Aug 12: As many as 87 cases were settled in Lok Adalats held at Islamabad (Anantnag), Pulwama, Kupwara and Bandipora.
According to an official communiqué, as many as 57 cases pertaining to Matrimonial Disputes, Civil and other petty offences under RPC were taken up in a Mega Lok Adalat held at Chief Judicial Magistrate Court, Islamabad (Anantnag), Sub Judge Court, Vailoo, Munsiff Court Aishmuqam and Munsiff Court, Dooru from August 9th to 11th, of which 28 cases were amicably settled.
Earlier same Lok Adalat was also held at District Court Complex, (Islamabad) Anantnag where 24 cases were taken up of which four cases were settled and Rs 13 lakh were awarded in two MACT cases. The Lok Adalat was Chaired by chairman, District Legal Services Authority (Principal District and Session Judge) Islamabad (Anantnag).
Meanwhile, mega Lok Adalat was held in the entire District Pulwama including Tral and Pampore under the supervision of Principal District and Session Judge Pulwama, Muzaffar Iqbal Qureshi.
In the Mega Lok Adalat, 29 cases were settled amicably on spot. An amount of Rs 3600was recovered as fine from the parties in various petty criminal offences and an amount of Rs 14 lakh was awarded as compensation in various Motor Accidental cases.
According to Chairman, District Legal Services, Authority Kupwara, a Mega Lok Adalat was held in the court complex Kupwara from August 8th to 12th.
The Lok Adalat put up 51 cases of different nature and realized Rs 4.50 lakh as compensation in a matter of accident claim and settled 21 cases amicably.
The Principal, District and Sessions Judge Kupwara convened the Lok Adalat while the other judges senior Advocates & litigants were present in the Lok Adalat.
Two day Mega Lok Adalat was conducted at Court Complex, Sumbal Sonawari in Bandipora District on Friday.
Chief Judicial Magistrate Bandipora, Muhammad Ibrahim Wani and Chairman Tehsil Legal Services Authority Sumbal Mr. Imran Hussian Wani presided over the Lok Adalat.
In all five pending issues have been settled in the two days Mega Lok Adalat amicably between the parties.
OVERCHARGING OF BRICKS
DC Budgam constitutes flying squads
Rs 20,000 fine realized from brick kiln owner
Srinagar, Aug 12: District Development Commissioner Budgam, Muhammad Rafi has constituted a flying squad headed by Sub-Divisional Magistrate, Khan Sahib to check over charging of bricks by un-scrupulous brick Kiln owners.
The Flying Squad comprising Tehsildar Budgam, Assistant Director Meteorology and two Naib Tehsildar would conduct surprise check to ensure sale and purchase of bricks do take place as per the fixed rate viz Rs 4100 per 1000 bricks (A class) and Rs 3100 per 1000 (B class).
The Flying squad shall also intercept tippers/trucks carrying bricks to ascertain rates.
Meanwhile, the flying squad has charged a fine of Rs. 20,000 from Bricks Kiln Owner in Gudsathoo area of Budgam for selling bricks on exorbitant rates.
The District Development Commissioner Budgam has once again cautioned the Bricks Kiln Owners and other associated with the trade to strictly adhere to the rate lists fixed for the sale of bricks, adding that stringent action would be taken against the defaulters for overcharging.
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