New Delhi: UP Cabinet Minister and senior Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan is facing flak severe flak from various sections of society over his insensitive and shameful remarks on Bulandshahr gangrape.
Shockingly, Azam Khan has said tha the brutal gangrape of a mother-daughter duo in Bulandshahr could be a political conspiracy.
Here are some the reactions:-
BJP leader Vijay Pathak
"Azam Khan's statement has not just hurt the family but the whole of UP."
Renuka Choudhary, Congress
"Azam Khan needs to get his act together; comments like these encourage people to commit these crimes."
Bulandshahr MP Bhola Singh
"Don't know why Samajawadi Party have leaders like Azam Khan, these people encourage criminals by making such statements."
What did Azam say?
"Elections are near and a desperate opposition can stoop to any level to defame the government," Azam Khan alleged.
Reaction of victim's father
Reacting to Azam Khan's insensitive statement, the father of minor victim asked, "Will Azam say the same thing about his family?"
Revealing that his daughter has stopped speaking and is constantly crying, he asked,"Will Azam Khan call it a political conspiracy if his own kin were victims."
Late on Friday night, a group of bandits had waylaid a family, dragged a woman and her 13-year-old daughter out of their car, took them to a nearby field and raped them while the male members of the family were tied with ropes.
The family was travelling from Noida to Shahjahanpur when the incident occurred in Bulandshahr on NH-91.