TN: Founder of Vasan Eye Care passes away at 51; kin files suspicious death case
Chennai: The founder of one of the largest eye care providers of Tamil Nadu, Vasan Eye Care's owner, AM Arun passed away in Chennai at the age of 51.
As per various media accounts, Arun was found lying motionless in his home and was rushed to the hospital, however, all in vain as he could not be saved. It was confirmed that he died due to cardiac arrest.
However, on Monday the city police registered a case of death under suspicious circumstances after the kin of the deceased raised doubt on the sudden death.
While a corporate hospital here stated that he was brought dead, the police, quoting preliminary inputs, mentioned that the death appeared to be only of natural causes. However, the body has been sent for a postmortem. The body was sent to Omandurar Multispecialty Hospital for an autopsy.
"He (Dr Arun) was found motionless in his home and was rushed to a hospital. We understand from the inputs that his death was not by suicide," a senior police official told PTI.