Many long pending cases were settled at the National Lok Adalat held on Saturday with a 20-year-old property dispute case,involving two senior citizens,being settled amicably.
The respondent,who is in his late seventies,was told to pay Rs 39,000 as monthly rent instead of the Rs 7,000 that he insisted upon.
Further,the respondent was allowed to occupy the SCO in Sector 26 till March 2017.
Another 11-year-old maintenance case was decided by the court,where the respondent was directed to to pay Rs 1,500 every month to the claimant. The petitioner had filed the case in 2002 and was pending in the lower court. However,at the local Adalat the case was amicably settled by District and Sessions Judge Satish Kumar Aggarwal.
In another case,a disputing couple was told by the court to resolve the issue for the sake of their two year-old-child. The husband,who complained that his wife was impolite was told to resolve the petty issue for the sake of the childs future.
Also,a four-year-old custody case involving a high ranking Army official was settled. The court gave the custody of the six-year-old child to the mother and allowed the father to visit the child for 60 days in an year.