John Clifton Davies, who is originally from Milton Keynes, was accused of killing his wife Colette to claim £132,000 in her life insurance payout.
They married in 2003, and went on a delayed honeymoon to India 14 months later.
A week into the holiday, Colette fell more than 80ft from a viewing point at a steep gorge in the Imichal Pradesh region.
Her body was flown back to her home town of Bridgend where she was cremated after an inquest recorded an open verdict.
More top news
An absolute sizzler of a week to come with blue skies and sunshine for all, with temperatures rising!
Tributes have been paid to a 39-year-old Welsh man who was killed in a suspected deliberate hit-and-run in Cyrus.
The Economy Secretary says an integrated ‘Global Centre of Rail Excellence’ would bring highly skilled jobs to the valleys.