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Bulandshahr gang rape: SC asks Azam Khan to file reply by Nov. 17

Updated: Nov 08, 2016 17:43 IST

New Delhi [India], Nov. 8 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked Uttar Pradesh Urban Development Minister Azam Khan to file a reply by November 17 in the Bulandshahr gang-rape case.

The apex court also directed media organistaions to submit the press conference or byte of Khan in which he made the statement related to rape case.

The minister created a controversy after he alleged that a "political conspiracy" is involved in the gang-rape of a minor girl and her mother on the highway in Bulandshahr on July 29.

On August 29, the top court issued Khan a notice for his reported comment.

The case was subsequently handed over to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI).

In September, the court asked the CBI to serve a notice to the minister for his alleged statement. (ANI)