Padamsinh Patil remanded to CBI custody till June 20
Former NCP leader Padamsinh Patil, has been remanded to CBI custody till June 20 after the agency said they want to conduct further investigations in the case. Patil, is an accused in the murder of Congress MP Pawanraje Nimbalkar.india Updated: Jun 14, 2009 15:08 IST
The Panvel court on Sunday remanded Padamsinh Patil to CBI custody till June 20 after the agency said they want to conduct further investigations in the case.
The CBI, while seeking Patil's custody, said they are yet to conduct searches in his residence and those they have to probe the involvement of more politicians in the case.
The CBI, in the remand, has also stated that they want to conduct narco tests on Patil as he is not co-operating with the investigations.
Patil has filed an application stating that the CBI is pressurising him to give a confessional statement and undergo scientific tests like narco analysis and brain mapping.
"I do not intend to give any confessional statement as I have done nothing wrong and I do not want to undergo any scientific tests due to health reasons," the application states.
Meanwhile, two other arrested accused in the case- Satish Mandade and Mohan Shukla have been remanded to judicial custody till June 26.
First Published: Jun 14, 2009 14:46 IST