VEERAPPAN ASSOCIATES

  • SC extends stay on execution of Veerappan's aides February 20, 2013

    New Delhi: Supreme Court on Wednesday cited Devinder Pal Singh Bhullar case and extended the stay on the execution of four aides of the infamous forest brigand Veerappan "till further orders". The apex court also adjourned the matter for six weeks. The four associates had approached the apex court seeking commutation...
  • 'SC says no imminent danger to Veerappan aides' February 17, 2013

    The Supreme Court has refused to admit their petition amidst speculation that they may be hanged soon. Their hanging is reportedly imminent after the rejection of their mercy plea. Human rights activist Shanthi Fonseca said, "There is no imminent danger meaning execution is not going to take place so that...
  • Noose tightens on Veerappan's four aides after SC rejects plea February 17, 2013

    Belgaum: Uncertainty remains over the fate of four associates of infamous forest brigand Veerappan on death row after their mercy plea was rejected by President Pranab Mukherjee as well as the Supreme Court. The apex court on Saturday refused to admit their petition amidst speculation that they may be hanged...
  • SC refuses to hear Veerappan associates' plea against death penalty February 16, 2013

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Saturday declined to hear the review plea filed by the four associates of infamous forest brigand Veerappan against their death penalty. The SC, while rejecting the plea, said there was no proof the hanging would take place on Sunday. The four associates had moved the...
  • Veerappan's four associates move SC against death penalty February 16, 2013

    New Delhi: The four associates of infamous forest brigand Veerappan have moved the Supreme Court against death penalty. Veerappan's elder brother Gnanaprakash, Simon, Meesekar Madaiah and Bilavendran were awarded death sentence in 2004 in connection with a landmine blast at Palar in Karnataka in 1993 in which 22 police personnel...