CHAMARAJANAGAR: An aide of former forest brigand Veerappan, who was the main accused in the 1993 Palar bomb blast case, was released on bail by the Supreme Court on humanitarian grounds.
Gnanaprakash (68) is ailing from lung cancer. He had been sentenced to death by a TADA court in 1997. In 2014, the Supreme Court commuted the sentence to life imprisonment.
Considering his health condition, Gnanaprakash has been granted bail on humanitarian grounds.