New Delhi, Nov 9: Owner of South Indian popular food chain Saravana Bhavan has been arrested by Chennai Police on Saturday, Nov 8 night on charges of forgery. Police said that R Sivakumar was arrested for forging documents to get US visas for his employees for sometime. Officials at the US consulate found the false documents and alerted the police. Saravana Bhavan is a worldwide chain of restaurants famous for South Indian vegetarian cuisine.
The restaurant chain has 47 outlets in India and seven abroad, including one each in Canada and the US. This is the first time that a top restaurant chain's owner has been arrested on forgery charges of this kind.