Man with Siddha qualification detained for practising allopathy
A 47-year-old man has been arrested by police for practising allopathy at Kancheepuram illegally.
Police said Thirumalaikumar, who had studied Siddha and acupuncture, had allegedly been giving allopathy treatment for patients for over six months. On receiving an alert, a team of doctors led by the joint director of medical services conducted a raid at the clinic and found no certificates or documents. Police filed a case and arrested the person. He was remanded to judicial custody, police said.