A First Information Report (FIR) has been filed against Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Azam Khan following his controversial remark on the Indian Army. The senior SP leader on Wednesday (June 26) had indirectly leveled rape charges against the Army.
Azam Khan has been booked under sedition charges at Chandpur police station in Bijnor, Uttar Pradesh. The FIR was filed after two separate complaints against the controversial SP leader were registered at Hazratganj and Rampur’s Civil Lines Police Station respectively.
On Wednesday, Azam Khan was surrounded in a controversy after he insulted the soldiers and leveled rape allegations against the Army during an event in UP’s Rampur district.
Azam Khan said that one one hand army was fighting at the border and on the other side women were killing soldiers and cutting their private parts. This act forces was forcing us to think that there might have been a reason for doing so.
Lucknow: Complaint filed against SP leader Azam Khan in Hazratganj Police Station for his comment on security forces pic.twitter.com/rS4jx5woAe
— ANI UP (@ANINewsUP) July 1, 2017
Speaking to NewsX, SP leader Deepak Mishra had said, “This is not a statement from Samajwadi Party.”
Reacting on the issue on Friday, Bajrang Dal and VHP leaders had also raised slogans and filed a complaint against Azam Khan at Sadar police station.