New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday said it will pronounce next week the verdict on DMK leader K Anbazhagan`s plea challenging the appointment of G Bhavani Singh as special public prosecutor at the Karnataka High Court.

The high court is hearing former Tamil Nadu chief minister Jayalalithaa`s challenge to her conviction and sentencing in a disproportionate assets case.

An apex court bench, headed by Justice Madan B Lokur, said they will pronounce verdict on April 15 and requested the Karnataka High Court not to give any verdict on Jayalalithaa`s appeal till then.

The Karnataka High Court had on March 11 reserved its orders pertaining to Jayalalithaa`s plea.