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


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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