Chennai: The city police is conducting inquiries into the death of a man at a rehabilitation centre in Maduravoyal Thursday after the family of the deceased lodged a complaint suspecting foul play.
According to sources, Balaji (31), a welder from Karapakkam was admitted to a rehabilitation centre in Maduravoyal three months ago as he grappled with drugs and alcohol addiction.
On Thursday, Balaji fell sick and experienced breathlessness and was rushed to Government Kilpauk Hospital where he passed away.
His family complained to police that last week an inmate was assaulted by the staff. Further inquiries are underway.