Brigand’s men go to SC amid noose buzz

Published: 17th February 2013 10:00 AM  |   Last Updated: 17th February 2013 10:00 AM   |  A+A-

The Supreme Court on Saturday refused an urgent hearing on the plea of four aides of sandalwood smuggler Veerappan seeking a stay of execution of their death penalty reportedly fixed for Sunday, saying there was no proof about it.

Belgaum was abuzz with rumours on Saturday that the four would be hanged at Hindalaga jail on Sunday morning. The matter was mentioned before Chief Justice of India Altamas Kabir but he did not give a hearing to it, said a staff from his office, when contacted.

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