VG Siddhartha’s Disappearance ‘Utterly Fishy’, Says Congress’ DK Shivakumar
Karnataka Congress leader DK Shivakumar. (Photo: PTI)

VG Siddhartha’s Disappearance ‘Utterly Fishy’, Says Congress’ DK Shivakumar

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Karnataka Congress leader DK Shivakumar on Tuesday said Cafe Coffee Day founder VG Siddhartha missing is “utterly fishy” and sought an investigation into his disappearance.

Shivakumar claimed that he received a call from Siddhartha on Sunday asking if they could meet. This was a day after he purportedly wrote a letter addressed to Coffee Day Enterprises Ltd.’s board and the employees of Cafe Coffee Day about failing to “create a profitable business model and succumbing to the situation after tremendous pressure from lenders”.

“It’s unbelievable that a courageous man like him would resort to this,” Shivakumar tweeted, adding that he has known Siddhartha and his family members for decades.

Siddhartha is the son-in-law of former Karnataka Chief Minister SM Krishna.

“However, I find this (the disappearance) utterly fishy and urge that a thorough investigation be conducted into this matter,” he said.

Also read: Income Tax Department Questions VG Siddhartha’s Signature In Letter

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