Acting CJ blacks out in Bengaluru, rushed to hospital

Acting CJ blacks out  in Bengaluru, rushed to hospital

Karnataka High Court’s acting Chief Justice S K Mukherjee was rushed to Vikram Hospital on Miller’s Road on Wednesday afternoon after he blacked out briefly while visiting a shop on MG Road.

Doctors who examined him said he had no health complications and was discharged after being put through a few tests.

Dr Harshitha, consultant, emergency medicine, Vikram Hospital, said Mukherjee was rushed to the hospital at around 3 pm. Even as the situation was alarming when he was rushed in, on medical examination, it was found he had no complications, she explained.

“He is doing fine now and has been discharged. He had a syncope attack (in simple terms blacking out). We did certain blood tests and evaluated his cardiac functioning. All the assessments are normal,” she said.

According to sources, Mukherjee had been suffering from fever for the past few days.

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