New Delhi, Feb 10 : A court here on Wednesday acquitted former parliamentarian Mahabal Mishra and seven others in a 2006 case of kidnap-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.
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 girl and her father alleged that Mishra’s family members told her to marry Pradeep.