New Delhi: A court here on Wednesday acquitted former parliamentarian Mahabal Mishra, his family members and others in a 2006 case of kidnapping and rape of a minor girl.
Additional Sessions Judge Virender Bhat acquitted Mishra, his brother Hira Prasad Mishra, wife Urmila Mishra, daughter Kiran Mishra and four associates Pradeep Sehrawat, Satender, Sunil and Devender Singh.
One accused Surender died during the case trial.
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Mishra and his family member were tried under charges dealing with kidnapping and wrongful confinement.
According to the prosecution, Pradeep kidnapped the minor girl in November 2006. She alleged that after her kidnapping, she was confined at Mishra’s office at Mahavir Enclave in west Delhi and his brother’s house for some days.
The victim and her father had alleged she was confined at Mishra’s office for some days after being kidnapped. Afterward, the family members of the accused told her to marry Pradeep Sehrawat who faces the rape charge.