Mystery shrouds the death of a 30-year old employee of a software company who was found dead in a restroom in its campus near here. Police today said they have registered a case of ‘unnatural death’ after Infosys employee Illayaraja Arunachalam was found dead on May 30 night in the rest room at the company’s campus in Mahindra World City, Singaperumal Koil, about 50 km from here. “We have booked a case of unnatural death and are investigating. We cannot share any other information right now”, police said. Expressing grief over the death of its emplyee, Infosys said police were investigating the matter.
“Currently we have no information on this matter as the police is investigating the case. We are saddened by the loss of our employee in Chennai. Our deepest sympathies and prayers are with the family of the deceased. Infosys will provide all the necessary support to the family in the hour of grief”, the company said in a statement. PMK Youth Wing leader Anbumani Ramadoss claimed several doubts had been raised about the death and demanded that the state government order a judicial inquiry into the matter.
In a statement, he said the family of the deceased had stated that there was mystery in the death. He also demanded that the company and the state government pay a compensation of Rs 25 lakh each to the family of Arunachalam. Police said the body of Arunachalam, who hailed from Tindivanam, about 130 km from here, was sent to his native after an autopsy was conducted at the Chengleput Government Hospital.