SC accepts Azam Khan’s apology over gangrape remarks

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday accepted an “unconditional sincere remorse” by Uttar Pradesh Minister Azam Khan for his controversial remarks that Bulandshahr gangrape case was an alleged political conspiracy.

The bench of Justice Dipak Misra and Justice Amitava Roy accepted the affidavit by the Samajwadi Party leader wherein he has expressed an unconditional and heartfelt sincere remorse for his controversial remarks.

Azam Khan in his affidavit said if the aggrieved family was “insulted or humiliated” by any of his statement, he expresses “sincere and heartfelt remorse” in this regard.