Durban - Double murder accused Shalin Ganesh abandoned his bail application at the Scottburgh Magistrate's Court on Monday.
The 37-year-old has been charged for the murder of Umkomaas couple Sathie Pillay, 78 and his wife Southree Pillay, 74.
The couple were found dead in their Willowglen home on August 1.
Sathie was allegedly bludgeoned to death with a hammer and Southree was allegedly assaulted and then strangled during the attack.
The matter was adjourned to August 30 for further investigations.