Courts

Office of the District and Sessions Judge

Address : Jowai

Email : court[dot]wjh[dash]meg[at]gov[dot]in

Website : https://districts[dot]ecourts[dot]gov[dot]in/jowai

Jurisdiction

The courts of the District Judge, Munsiff and others try civil cases arising from the entire area of the West Jaintia Hills District (including Amlarem sub-division). The courts come under the Code of Civil Procedure 1908 and other laws defining their territorial and pecuniary jurisdiction, etc. In criminal matters, courts of the Sessions Judge, the Chief Judicial Magistrate and other Judicial Magistrates are set up under the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973. The courts of the Chief Judicial Magistrate and other Judicial Magistrates try criminal cases arising from the entire area of the West Jaintia Hills District (including Amlarem sub-division).
In respect of cases both civil and criminal arising between the tribals, these cases are tried by the District Council Courts, Jowai, which is headed by the Judge, District council Court and Magistrates who are law qualified, and appeals from District Council Courts lies before the Hon’ble High Court.

 

Judges
Name Designation
Shri. Ehboklang Kharumnuid District and Sessions Judge (Grade I)
Shri Kerbor Jinson Lyngdoh Chief Judicial Magistrate(Grade II)
Shri. Daniel Shanbok Marbaniang Secretary DLSA
Smti. Desiree M.K. Sangma Shadap Judicial Magistrate First Class (Grade III) Jowai and Amlarem