New Delhi: In another development, a case on Wednesday was registered against BJP MLA Ravindra Nath Tripathi in Bhadohi area of Uttar Pradesh. The case has also been registered against his son and nephew on charges of raping a 40-year-old woman. Also Read - Karnataka High Court Rejects Plea Seeking Transfer of Nithyananda Rape Case to Bangalore, Urges Local Court to Expedite Trial

The case was filed after the widow alleged sexual exploitation by them. Investigation in the matter is going on and further details are awaited. Also Read - Arti Singh Says THIS on Krushna Abhishek's Reaction to Her 'Rape Attempt' Statement on Bigg Boss 13

However, media reports suggested Tripathi denying the charges, saying it was a conspiracy against him to tarnish his public image. Also Read - 8-year-old Minor Girl Raped by 16 Men Including Relatives, Dies in Chennai Hosiptal