Former BSP MP Dhananjay Singh has been absolved of charges by a Delhi court, of murdering his maid. His wife Jagriti however is to face trial for murdering the maid, Singh is to be tried only for destruction of evidence.
Dhananjay is out on bail while Jagriti is in judicial custody.
The couple was arrested in November 2013 in connection with the death of their maid Rakhi Bhadra, 35, of West Bengal.
At the time Dhananjay was an MP from the Jaunpur constituency of UP, and Jagriti was a dental surgeon at a government hospital in Delhi.