Written by: Yashika Sabharwal
Cafe Coffee Day owner VG Siddhartha dead, body found in the river
- V G Siddhartha’s body, who had gone missing from a river bridge near Mangaluru on Monday night, has been found by local fishermen in the Nethravathi River.
- VG Siddhartha’s body was recovered from the river Netravati by the local fishermen.
- The body of Café Coffee Day (CCD) founder VG Siddhartha, missing since July 29, Monday evening, is now found early morning on July 31.
India’s biggest coffee chain, Cafe Coffee Day, founder VG Siddhartha’s body was found on Wednesday morning after being reported missing mysteriously since Monday night. His body was recovered from the Netravati river after 36 hours of search operations conducted by National Disaster Response Force (NDRF), Coast Guard, Home Guard, fire services and coastal police.
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His body was lately recovered by a group of fishermen from the river Netravati, near Hoige Bazaar beach in Mangaluru, Karnataka. The spot from where the body was recovered, was reportedly some distance away from the bridge he was seen on last.
Siddhartha, was also the son-in-law of the former Karnataka chief minister and admirable BJP leader SM Krishna, was last seen by death near the bridge in the Kotepura area in Dakshina Kannada district on Monday night, police said the Fishermans reported them with the news and the family of Siddhartha later confirms the body.
Final Suicide letter
A final suicide note written by the CCD founder, states that he was surfaced the hours after he went missing on Monday night, said that he was under “tremendous pressure from the lenders, in the letter he openly stated that, he fought for a long time with this scenario but today, he gave up so as he could not take any more pressure and mental pain from one of the private equity partners, which are forcing him to buy back their shares, a transaction in which he had partially completed that the six months ago, the borrowings are a large sum of money from a friend is the real pressure to him”