Abdul Karim Telgi, the kingpin of the multi-crore fake stamp paper scam that shook the country over a decade ago, died of multi-organ failure at a state-run hospital here today.
He was 56 and was battling for life for about a week.
He was on ventilator and life support system after being admitted to Victoria Hospital for meningitis, doctors said.
"Telgi is no more. He breathed his last at 3.55 pm. He was suffering from multi-organ failure," Dr Balaji S Pai of the hospital, who attended on him, told
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