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Abdul Karim Telgi, fake stamp paper scam kingpin, passes away due to multiple organ failures

Telgi who was arrested in Ajmer in November 2001 had been suffering from diabetes and hypertension for over 20 years.

By: Express Web Desk | Updated: October 27, 2017 1:24 pm
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Abdul Karim Telgi, kingpin of the counterfeit stamp paper scam, passed away in Bengaluru due to multiple organ failures on Thursday. Telgi who was arrested in Ajmer in November 2001 had been suffering from diabetes and hypertension for over 20 years. He was admitted to Victoria hospital last week after he collapsed in prison. He was also undergoing treatment for HIV/AIDS.

Telgi’s racket was unearthed to be worth billions of rupees where he along with his other accomplices used to produce fake stamp papers which were sold to banks, insurance companies, and brokerage firms.Telgi expanded his illegal business throughout the country and sell his fake to desperate people who were in the need of stamp papers ranging from Rs 10 to Rs 100.

Telgi was lodged in Parappana Agrahara Central jail in Bengaluru for the multi-crore fake stamp paper racket, along with a massive fine of Rs 202 crore. He was previously given special privileges like an assistant in prison on account of his severe condition.

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  1. A
    ak dev
    Oct 27, 2017 at 12:13 am
    Pappu must be sad as one evil person is now less in India. Check out he must be bathed in tears. Remember his mother had tears in her eyes when another had died.
    1. B
      Oct 26, 2017 at 10:55 pm
      Can somebody please tell IE that "passes away" is a respectful term for somebody who has some dignity not for scammers. Unless he is being respected on account of his religion by IE.
      1. Jaywant Nitturkar
        Oct 26, 2017 at 10:01 pm
        Dimwit IE Journalists, when a criminal dies, you don't glorify him by saying '...Abdul Karim Telgi passed Away'...he was not Mahatma Gandhi.... he was a crook who looted public for over 8000 crores...who knows how much of that money went to Jehadis!
        1. M
          Oct 27, 2017 at 5:27 am
          Do you think these fake paid medias are doing this in an error? These criminal medias are doing it because of money or interest. These medias are criminal in recent India. We need new laws to criminalize all medias who takes money or kind from any interest group, organization, group or individuals.
        2. S
          Oct 26, 2017 at 9:23 pm
          Will there a place for him in hell? Even will be scared of these guys and such as Dawod
          1. P
            pyar ho gaya
            Oct 26, 2017 at 9:36 pm
            After death, do you know your place? Nobody knows his or her place after death?
            1. P
              pyar ho gaya
              Oct 26, 2017 at 9:45 pm
              After a criminal gets punishment for his crime, he becomes innocent in the eyes of God.
            2. M
              Oct 27, 2017 at 5:29 am
              Yes, the nest to him. Before talking about him, look at yourself - how criminal you are.
            3. J
              Oct 26, 2017 at 8:35 pm
              WHEN WAS HIS DX OF HIV/ INF WAS DIAGNOSED AND HOW MANY PEOPLE DID HE INFECTED? dID HE receive any treatments for this treatable illness? Every human being must know the details about hvi and its treatment and prevention.
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