REVEALED! What happened just before VG Siddhartha went missing
Cafe Coffee Day founder VG Siddhartha was reported to have gone missing after he left from Bengaluru on Monday night. VG Siddhartha is the son-in-law of former Karnataka chief minister SM Krishna. In Bengaluru, Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa visited S M Krishna's residence and held discussion with the family members. Senior Congress leader D K Shivakumar also visited Krishna's residence. Here is what happened just before VG Siddhartha went missing:-
- VG Siddhartha was headed for Sakaleshpur
- On the way VG Siddhartha had asked his driver to go towards Mangaluru
- On reaching a bridge over the Netravati river in the Kotepura area in Dakshina Kannada district, he got down from the car and told his driver that he was going for a walk.
- "He (Siddhartha) asked the driver to wait till his arrival. When he did not return even after two hours, the driver approached the police and lodged a missing complaint," deputy commissioner of Dakshina Kannada district Senthil Sasikant Senthil said, as per a report in news agency PTI.
- FULL LETTER: Founder and owner of Cafe Coffee Day (CCD), VG Siddhartha's letter to employees and board of directors of CCD. It states, "Every financial transaction is my responsibility...the law should hold me & only me accountable.". He has gone missing from Mangaluru, search operation underway.
Search and rescue operations on
- More than 200 policemen and divers in about 25 boats were carrying out search operations for him.
- The deputy commissioner said that sniffer dogs have also been pressed into service.
"The help of local fishermen is being taken in the search. We are checking who all he spoke to over phone," Mangaluru Police Commissioner Sandeep Patil said in a message.
- Congress MLA U T Khader, who reached the spot, told local news channels that the police were looking into "all angles". "The search is on," he said.
Tragically, according to police, VG Siddhartha is suspected to have committed suicide by jumping into a river near Mangaluru.
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