Aurangabad: Aurangabad bench of Bombay High
Court on Wednesday granted bail to NCP MP Padamsinh Patil in social
activist Anna Hazare murder plot case.
Patil, also a prime accused in Congress leader Pawanraje
Nimbalkar murder case, was arrested on October 24 after Hazare
lodged a complaint against him for allegedly plotting the
social activist`s murder.
Patil was sent in judicial custody by Judicial Magistrate
First Class (JMFC), Latur after he was produced before it.
Hazare in his complaint has alleged that Patil, along
with Parasmal Jain, a co-accused in Nimbalkar murder case,
plotted his murder after Hazare exposed Terna sugar factory
scam in Osmanabad the inquiry into which led Patil to resign
from his ministry.
The High Court bench comprising Justice P R Borkar
granted the NCP leader bail.