Dr Virendra Tawade, an accused in the murder case of rationalist Govind Pansare filed bail application in the district session court here, the hearing on which is scheduled on December 22.
According to defence lawyer of accused Tawade, Smeeta Shaha, who had submitted a bail application on behalf of accused Dr Tawade on Tuesday before the district session judge L D Bile, a hearing on bail application would take place on December 22 in the court and would put say by public prosecutor Shivajirao Range.
The Special Investigation Team(SIT) had re-arrested accused Dr Tawade on September 2, 2016 as second accused in the case. Earlier Dr Tawade was arrested in Dr Narendra Dabholkar murder case, who is now in magisterial custody in Yerwada jail in Pune.
SIT was expected to submit a progress report in the court on December 22 on ongoing investigation of Pansare murder case.
After re-arrested of Dr Tawade in Com Pansare murder case on the statement of Sanjay Sadvilkar, a witness in Dr Dabholkar murder case, SIT had submitted a 435 pages supplementary charge sheet against accused Dr Tawade on November 30, 2016. This was the first bail application of accused Dr Tawade after re-arrested him.