Bengaluru : Muttappa Rai underworld former don turned social worker died at around 2am at Manipal hospital at Bengaluru on Thursday, however, he was on ventilator and hospital officially announced his demise on Friday morning.
The 68-year-old Rai suffering from liver damage and brain cancer was admitted to the hospital on April 28. After murder of Bengaluru based builder, he left the nation and operated the underworld from foreign land.
Had thousands of crore rupees property he was said to be paid taxes between Rs 20 crore to Rs 25 crore annually and made a Will on his property. He also presented houses, sites to those with him since 15-20 years.
The Puttur based Roy had established a statewide Kannada outfit Jai Karnataka Sanghatane through which he used do the social work and later elected unopposed as chairman to Karnataka State Athletic Association. After, he suffered with health problem he resigned to both of his posts.