Delhi Lok Adalats settle 67,047 cheque-bounce cases

September 13th, 2012 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS  

New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) A total of 67,047 cases related to dishonoured cheques were disposed of at Lok Adalats conducted here by Delhi Legal Services Authority (DLSA), said an annual report released Thursday.

“A total of 67,047 cases of cheque-bounce were settled with a total settlement amount of Rs.34.52 crore,” said the data for the year 2011-12.

Besides cheque-bounce cases, the Lok Adalats disposed of 828 cases of motor accident claims with a total compensation amount of Rs.14 crore, an official of the DLSA said.

The DLSA conducted special Lok Adalats for settling electricity thefts and 3,183 cases involving Rs.10 crore were settled.

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