Panaji: A local court on Tuesday reserved its
order on the bail plea filed by former Goa minister Fransisco
Pacheco, accused in the Nadia Torrado death case, till Wednesday and extended his judicial custody by a day.
Additional Sessions judge Pramod Kamat heard the
arguments in the bail petition filed by Pacheco, who
surrendered before the court on Saturday after his
anticipatory bail plea was rejected by the Supreme Court.
Pacheco is currently admitted to the Hospicio hospital
in Margao for treatment of jaundice and hypertension.
The 46-year-old NCP legislator was booked by police on
the charge of abetment to suicide and culpable homicide not
amounting to murder. Pacheco`s close friend Nadia, 28, had
allegedly consumed poison on May 15 and subsequently was
admitted to various private hospitals in Goa, Thane and
Chennai. She die on May 30.