Controversy - The man who got killed was not Veerappan, as he used to have a big mustache.
Explanation - Police confirmed the identity with his fingerprints.Also confirmed that he disguised himself by shaving the mustache.
Controversy - The gunshots position were different from what is narrated by police department.
Explanation - It was proven from post modem reports.
Controversy - Veerappan could have been captured alive, since he was not given a chance to justify himself. He murdered only for political reasons.
Explanation - Police department also said their initial motive was to capture him alive and limelight the truth. But the firing was done for retaliation.
*Veerappan was an unsung hero and portrayed as a Robin Hood to many.
*He was keen on killing police officers, police informers but not civilians.
*He once released the hostages unharmed even the ransom demand was not met.
*The reason and truth behind all his killings were buried deep along with him.