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Minister's kin's murder: Accused acquitted

Written by: Staff

Jabalpur, May 3 (UNI) The Madhya Pradesh High Court has acquitted the main accused in the murder of sister-in-law of the former state minister Yadvendra Singh in Tikamgarh district in 2001.

A division bench comprising Mr Justice Deepak Verma and Mr Justice R K Gupta yesterday turned down the session's court ruling awarding death penalty to Gyanchand Vishwakarma alias Gyani and life imprisonment to his accomplice Chhami Sen.

According to prosecution, Sudha Bundela, the wife of Mr Yadvendra's elder brother Virendra Singh Bundela, was murdered under suspicious circumstances on May 30, 2001.

On Mr Bundela's complaint, domestic help Gyani and Chhami Sen were arrested. The convicts appealed against the ruling by Additional District and Sessions Court on December 5, 2005.

Mr Yadvendra was a minister in the Digvijay Singh cabinet.


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