Special court to hear harassment cases

Following the directions of the Supreme Court, a Special Court for hearing family disputes and harassment of women cases was inaugurated in Coimbatore district. The Court was inaugurated by Principal District Judge Sakthivel along with Additional Sessions Court Judge, Gunasekaran and District Collector Rasamani.
Harassment cases include oral and physical abuse, dowry harassment, sexual assault promising marriage etc will be transferred to the new court.. Nearly 800 cases are pending out of which 600 will be immediately transferred to the special court and proceedings would commence. Judge Thilageshwari will be the Presiding Officer of the Special Court.