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Tribune News Service

Moga, April 24

Inspired by the setting up of hearing of cases through video-conferencing in the Supreme Court and Punjab and Haryana High Court, the District and Sessions Court here has also set up courtrooms in the district on the similar lines.

District and Sessions' Judge Manish Singal along with DBA president Ranjit Singh Dhaliwal had inaugurated the 14 courtrooms.

35 cases heard

  • On Friday, 35 cases, including 25 bail applications, were taken up for hearing

Dhaliwal said in order to avoid visit of lawyers, investigating officers and litigants to the courts, modern technology had been adopted to ease the system during the lockdown. He said by using computer applications all stakeholders such as judicial officers, investigating officers, defence and state counsels log on to the virtual courtroom when the case is taken up for hearing.

According to Dhaliwal, the urgent civil as well as criminal, matters including stay applications, bail applications, anticipatory and regular bail applications, protection petition, 'sapurdari' applications were being heard through these courts.

from The Tribune

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