As many as 24,071 cases were settled in a single day, bringing down the number of pending cases in the districts court by six per cent during the day-long national Lok Adalat held in the city yesterday.
A criminal dispute pending from 1980 was finally disposed of after 34 years, while several old civil as well as criminal matters were also amicably settled.
A total fine amount of Rs. 33,45,852 was collected in 8,601 cases disposed of.
Cheque bouncing cases were reduced by 10 per cent, while motor vehicle accident claim settlements amount reached above Rs. 3 crore.
The Nagpur District Legal Services Authority, under the aegis of the National Legal Services Authority and Maharashtra State Legal Services Authority conducted the exercise.
A total of 31,136 cases were kept for settlement, out of which 24,071 cases were disposed of amicably.