BANGALORE, India – On Wednesday, two days after his disappearance, fishermen found the body of an Indian coffeeshop chain owner in a river, police said with Commissioner Sandeep Patel said. He gave no other details. An autopsy was performed and the cause of death was not disclosed.
Siddhartha, 60, left Bangalore on Monday and parked his car near a bridge in the Dakshina Kannada district of Karnataka state.
He asked his driver to wait and said he would go for a walk near the bridge. When he did not return for two hours, the driver told the police, police officer Sasikant Senthil.
"I saw a body swimming while I was fishing, and then informed the police. I participated in the rescue operation." The news channel New Delhi Television cited the fisherman Rithesh. Rithesh uses a name.
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Siddhartha is survived by his wife and two sons.
He was a son-in-law of S.M. Krishna, Bharatiya Janata's reigning party leader and former foreign minister (2009-2012) and Karnataka's best-elected official (1999-2004).