A woman family court judge here on Wednesday collapsed in the court on the Madras High Court campus due to huge work load. V Charuhasini collapsed as she emerged out from the judge’s dais after complaining of giddiness, court officials said.After being administered first-aid by a doctor among the litigants and treated by the court medical team, the judge resumed her duties about an hour later.
According to reports, she has been handling more than 400 cases listed in all four family courts here as judges of two courts had been transferred and the other had gone on leave.The issue of vacancies in family courts was brought up before Madras High Court by advocate George Williams.Even after the lapse of one month, they were not replaced. The third judge has taken leave. Hence, Charuhasini had been hearing cases listed in all the four courts.
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