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.