Lok Adalat settles 2508 cases

A total of 2,508 pending cases, including 60 pertaining to motor accidents, were disposed of today.

Last Updated: Nov 12, 2011, 21:52 PM IST

New Delhi: A total of 2,508 pending cases,
including 60 pertaining to motor accidents, were disposed of on Saturday by the Lok Adalat which also awarded Rs 1.03 crore as
compensation to road accident victims.

Over 3,042 cases pertaining to bounced cheques, civil,
electricity, labour, criminal compoundable offences, recovery
matters pending in various district courts of Delhi were
listed at the Lok Adalat organised by the Delhi State Legal
Services Authority (DLSA).

Thirty one benches were set up across five district court
complexes. These benches were presided over by the judges of
the district courts, the DLSA said in a statement.
Eighty four criminal cases were also disposed of by way
of plea bargaining in a special sitting conducted by the
judges authorized by the High Court.
DLSA has been constituted under the State Legal Services
Authorities Act, 1987, and works in the field of Lok Adalat
and Legal Aid.

PTI