95 cases settled in Lok Adalats
From our Correspondent
ITAGAR, May 15: Lok Adalats for motor vehicle act, insurance, monetary cases were held in the court of District & Sessions Judge, Yupia and various other courts in Basar, Bomdila, Khonsa, Yupia, Daporijo in Aruchal Pradesh yesterday.
Out of the 227 cases taken up, a total of 95 cases involving above Rs 36 lakh were settled in the Lok Adalats, informed Aruchal Pradesh State legal Services Authority (APSLSA) in a press release here today.
The court of Additiol District & Sessions Judge, Basar settled the highest number of 56 cases involving Rs 7 lakh out of the total of 104 (monetary cases).
Eight cases involving Rs 29 lakh were settled in the court of District & Sessions Judge, Yupia out of total 17 cases (MACT-16, Consumer-1). The numbers of cases settled in various other courts were Chief Judicial Magistrate, Seppa (6), Judicial Magistrate First Class, Khonsa (5), Judicial Magistrate First Class, Daporijo (9) and Judicial Magistrate First Class, Yupia (11).
The court of Additiol District & Sessions Judge, Bomdila could not settle a single case out of the total 49 taken up.
Further, the Aruchal Pradesh State Legal Services Authority visited the District Jail, Jully during the day to see the conditions of the jail inmates and also to assess the availability of legal aids to the large number of under trial prisoners (UTPs) in the Jail.
During the visit, the Legal Services Authority held an open meeting with the under-trial prisoners in the presence of District & Session Judge Yupia Budi Habung, SP (Prison) bam Gungte and others.
The Authority decided to provide immediate legal aid to nearly 15 UTPs, the release added.