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Bulandshahr gang rape: SC asks Azam Khan to file affidavit mentioning apology

Updated: Nov 17, 2016 15:57 IST

New Delhi [India], Nov. 17 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Thursday asked Uttar Pradesh Urban Development Minister Azam Khan to file an affidavit mentioning his apology for an alleged remark in the Bulandshahr rape case.

The next hearing is scheduled to be heard on December 7.

The apex court had earlier directed media organisations 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)