Additional Sessions Judge Daya Prakash did not allow the plea of Dhananjay Singh seeking interim bail to attend the ongoing winter session of parliament that began December 5 and is scheduled to end December 20.

Dhananjay had requested the court to allow him to attend the session, saying he is a member of the Lok Sabha from Jaunpur constituency in Uttar Pradesh.

Dhananjay was arrested and booked for destroying evidence and violating provisions of the Juvenile Justice Act. His wife Jagriti was booked for murder, attempt to murder and for violating the Juvenile Justice Act after their maid died of injuries suffered as a result of alleged torture.

(Agencies)

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