Judiciary Says No Court Orders Were Issued In Lavington Land Row

The Judiciary has denied issuing orders regarding the Lavington disputed land case where an elderly couple moved to court seeking adverse possession of the land.

In a statement on Monday, the judiciary clarified that no order had been issued either granting or dismissing the sought prayers.

“The Judiciary has been made aware of adverse media reports touching on the institution regarding a land dispute on land parcel LR.No 209/7771/1, LR No.209/7771/2 and LR No 209/7771 in the Lavington area. The application has not been determined. Consequently, no Court Orders have been issued with respect to the properties in question whatsoever,” said Judiciary.

It assured that the civil case before the Environment and Land Court will be determined fairly and expeditiously in compliance with the law.

It also urged against misinformation and disinformation in regard to the case proceeding.

In the case, the complainants Mahesh Kumar Bhatti and Anita Bhatti claim that they have been in the land for 27 years.

According to them, the land is owned by Malkiat Singh Assi (deceased) and Munir Ahmed Chaudhri since 1977.

The Bhattis sought the orders after they were arrested over the weekend.

They also urged the court to restrain Chaudhri or anyone acting on his behalf from inhibiting, alienating, dealing, disposing of, trespassing, or in any other way interfering with the land.

The judiciary said the mention date for directions is set on September 18.

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