Model courts dispose of 838 cases

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Staff Reporter

The 465 model courts which have been set up across the country to provide speedy justice and clear the massive backlog of cases Saturday decided 838 cases.
According to a handout issued here, 182 Model Criminal courts disposed of 136 cases including 60 cases of murder and 76 of narcotics.
The courts also awarded death sentence to four accused, life imprisonment to eight while 28 accused were awarded a sentence of 72 years, 6 month and 10 days besides a fine of Rs. 3,344,200.