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Question : my case was settled in LOK ADALAT in 14-08-2021due to covid the said issued cheques were not hounoured to the tune of 416000/- as the party filled new case under sention 138 Ni act & also filled Cr.P.C. 421 under CrP.c. I HAVE ALREADY PAID 40000/- IN COURT WHTHER HE CAN GO ALONG WITH 138 Ni ACT FOR THE SAME CAUSE OF ACTION
Subject : SECTION 138 & 421 CrPC
Answer By Lawyer : After the settlement in Lok Adalat, both parties can't take any action against the same cause of action.