People urged to create friendly atmosphere to cut down cases
District Additional Judge and Mandal Legal Cell Authority chairman P Kalyana Rao has suggested the students to come forward to serve society.
Narsapuram: District Additional Judge and Mandal Legal Cell Authority chairman P Kalyana Rao has suggested the students to come forward to serve society.
The judge participated in the Legal Awareness Meeting and National Lok Adalat held at Narsapuram Court Complex on Saturday. The judge said that people in villages and towns should inculcate peace and friendly atmosphere in their places so that the cases would come down in courts.
The judge said that during National Lok Adalat, 100 cases were heard through three benches and 52 cases were settled after the consent of both parties. Fifty excise cases were settled and a compound fee of Rs 10,300 was collected. One property litigation case was also settled in the Lok Adalat, he said.
The judge said a cheque bounce case was also settled and a sum of Rs 22,500 was collected from the accused. In all, 42 cases were settled in the Lok Adalat and Rs 33,300 was collected, he added.
Principal Junior Civil Judge K Ratnaprasad, Judicial First Class Magistrate S Varalakshmi, Bench Court Magistrate Y Nageswara Rao, Narsapuram Bar Association president Nallamilli Joseph, Assitant Public Prosecutor P Venkata Krishna Rao, M Jaya Sindhu and others participated in the Lok Adalat.