Dr. Subbiah, the 59 year old former head of Neurology department at Madras Medical College, was brutally hacked by three men at R.A. Puram on September 14 following a property dispute .
Subbaiah, who had suffered 27 cut injuries, died at around 1 am on Monday.
The Abhiramapuram police have now altered the case to murder after his death. But still no arrest has been made in the case following a clash between the Police and Advocates following the case.
SI Sankara Narayanan attempted to arrest two advocates, who are suspects in the case. But protest by lawyers that Sankara Narayanan was not carrying any warrant to led to the arrest of SI himself.