The consumer court has directed Karnataka State Cooperative Housing Federation to pay Rs 50,000 compensation to an octogenarian for failing to execute a registered sale deed for ten years though he had paid the site value.
Third Additional Bengaluru Urban District Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission while hearing the case said, “The Karnataka State Cooperative Housing Federation failed to perform its service to execute the registered sale deed from the complainant from 2007 to 2009. The Federation has committed a deficiency of service. It should compensate the complainant, who is a senior citizen aged 83 years, by paying Rs 50,000 for causing him mental agony.”
The commission, comprising president CV Maragoor, members L Mamatha and MB Seena, also directed the Federation to pay the litigation cost of Rs 10,000 to the complainant, Govind, a medical practitioner from Hubballi.
If it fails to pay the compensation and litigation cost within 30 days, the Federation has to pay an interest of 8 percent per annum from the date of filing the complaint till payment, the commission added.