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VG Siddhartha's death: A fall that had been brewing

Aug 05, 2019 - The Economic Times
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The Netravati river that VG Siddhartha Hegde, billionaire businessman and founder of Cafe Coffee Day, jumped into on Monday, July 29, was tranquil on the surface. But beneath, the seasonal currents were terribly strong. The spot of his suicide was an estuary. The sea was only a kilometre away. According to locals, the bodies of those who fall there, during this time of the year, are usually never recovered.

The currents quickly push the cadavers deep into the sea.Did Siddhartha, the dilig...