Hathras: AP Singh, the lawyer who defended all the convicts of Nirbhaya gang-rape case, will again fight for the four men accused in the Hathras gang-rape and murder case.
Report said that Akhil Bharatiya Kshatriya Mahasabha, an upper-caste body, approached Singh to fight for the alleged rapists in the gangrape of the 19-year-old Dalit girl who died during medical treatment at Delhi’s Safdarjung Hospital.
Singh mentioned in a press release that the body had collected a lot of money and reached out to him as they thought the SC/ST issue has been ‘misused’ to defame the upper caste community.
Former Union Minister Raja Manvendra Singh, who is the national president of Akhil Bharatiya Kshatriya Mahasabha, took the decision to appoint Singh as their lawyer.
Uttar Pradesh, Chief Minister, said that a conspiracy was being created in order to organize a riot by politicizing the incident.
The upper-caste groups extending their support to the Hathras incident, demanding an ‘unbiased’ probe, amidst a nationwide outrage over the increasing number of caste-led rape cases across India.