Justice After 75 Years

Justice After 75 Years

Lahore High Court rules 75-year-old land dispute

The court rejected the petition of Namo Bibi to quash the decision of the civil court on 119 Kanal 11 marla land.

Justice Sajid Mehmood delivered an 8-page written judgment stating that according to the petitioner, he occupied the land from 1946 to 1960. It is a fact that no matter how long the occupation, he could not terminate the rights of the original owner. Bought for Rs. 14,000, but failed to show the date, time and sale agreement of the transaction. He did not use any legal forum against the Minister against the sale agreement.
The judgment said that the Collector of Bahawalpur had ruled against the petitioner in March 1961 and declared it illegal possession. The trial court ruled in 2011 after recording the statements of witnesses. The Sessions Court also ruled against the petitioner in 2015. The ruling, the petitioner had challenged the order of the Additional Sessions Judge in the High Court.

The judgment further stated that party number eleven was posted as ADCR in Bahawalpur in 1980, stating in the judgment that the petitioner failed to present any legal point of ownership, citing the stamp paper as evidence. Doesn’t his record exist, the petitioner wants illegal possession and ownership rights, he has illegally exceeded his powers, the court immediately rejects his application.