Bulandshahr Gangrape: Azam Khan Takes A U-Turn, Says His Words Have Been Misconstrued

| August 2 , 2016 , 09:59 IST
[caption id="attachment_118068" align="aligncenter" width="700"]Bulandshahr Gangrape: Azam Khan Alleges Political Conspiracy Bulandshahr Gangrape: Azam Khan Alleges Political Conspiracy[/caption] Taking a U-Turn, Controversial Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan on Tuesday said that his words had been misconstrued. "I am a very sensitive person. State Govt is totally with the victims of Bulandshahr incident, I am personally with them more than everyone else got together," he said in a statement today. "Didnt say "virodhiyon ki shaazish", said that UP polls are close & so many such incidents are happening, needs to be investigated," he added. Controversial Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan is once again hitting the headlines for all wrong reason. Earlier today, Khan defined the brutal gangrape of a mother-daughter duo in Bulandshahr as a 'political conspiracy' by opposition against Samajwadi. ALSO READ:Bulandshahr Gangrape: Victim’s Family Demands Justice; Threatens Suicide Khan said since the state elections are approaching, a desperate opposition could stoop to any level to defame and disgrace the government. ALSO READ:Bulandshahr Gangrape: MHA Asks A Report From UP Government “We must also probe whether this entire controversy is a move by some Opposition elements to defame the government. People who want to come to power may be stooping this low for political interests,” he said. ALSO READ:Bulandshahr Gangrape: SSP, ASP, Circle Officer Suspended Khan's statement comes at the time when the Samajwadi Party government is already facing flak from opposition parties over the deteriorating law and order situation in the state. On Monday, opposition parties demanded the resignation of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav over the incident and asked him to own up moral responsibility of the heinous crime.