Virat Kohli is facing wrath of social media users who believe that the Indian skipper posed for a photo with fugitive businessman Vijay Mallya after team’s warm-up match against Essex. The Indian cricket team’s official Instagram handle posted a picture of skipper Kohli posing with a group of fans which has created a lot confusion on social media. In the picture, Kohli can be seen resting his hands on a person who looks similar to Mallya who is currently on the run from India’s financial authorities.
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Mallya is officially declared as an absconder and the government is working towards extraditing Mallya from the UK where he is currently based. As soon as the picture hit the internet, fan began to wonder if the person in the photo was actually Mallya. Meanwhile, the identity of the man in the said photograph remains unknown. Check out how social media reacted to the viral photograph
Indian cricket team’s official Instagram handle posted a picture of an unspecified person with Virat Kohli, leading online fraternity into a furore.
Person in photograph bears an uncanny resemblance to India’s financial absconder Vijay Mallya, who is currently on the run. pic.twitter.com/iZ3KNfrdH9
— binay kumar (@binaykumar48) July 27, 2018
How Virat Kohli can meet Vijay Mallya when he is absconding from India? 😡 Kohli must be punished for this
— Rajesh Kolwalkar (@beingrajeshmri) July 27, 2018
For a minute I thought Virat Kohli had his hands on Vijay Mallya’s shoulder.
— Yash Agarwalla (@Yashagarwalla) July 26, 2018