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Tech helps HC hear urgent cases

A division bench of Justices Vineet Kothari and R Suresh Kumar, hearing the proceedings through a videoconferencing appCOVID-19 has had a crippling effect on regular functioning of courts across the State, but telecommunication technology has helped them stay the course. Despite the three-week lockdown, the Madras High Court used a video-conferencing mobile application to hear three urgent cases related to the pandemic and its aftermath. They also directed the AAG to submit a report after four weeks listing out the number of criminal cases booked by the police for violation of orders promulgated under Section 144.