Seven cases against Uttar Pradesh BJP MLA Sangeet Som to be withdrawn

These include the case in Muzaffarnagar during the 2013 riots, violation of Section 144 in Saharanpur and Gautam Buddh Nagar and taking out a procession in Sardhana.

Published: 13th August 2019 01:52 PM  |   Last Updated: 14th August 2019 01:13 PM   |  A+A-

UP BJP MLA Sangeet Som

UP BJP MLA Sangeet Som (File photo| PTI)

Express News Service

MEERUT: The Yogi Adityanath government is contemplating to withdraw seven cases registered against Sangeet Som, the BJP MLA from Sardhana in Meerut district.

According to sources, these cases were registered against Som between 2013 and 2017 in Muzaffarnagar, Saharanpur, Meerut and Gautam Buddh Nagar.

These cases also include those lodged against him after 2013 Muzaffarnagar communal flare-up.

Besides, violation of Section 144 in Saharanpur and Gautam Buddh Nagar and taking out a procession in Sardhana, Som’s assembly constituency are also there.

Special secretary, state administration, Ram Vilas Singh has sought the details of cases against Som from all the four districts and sources in the law department said that these cases would be withdrawn.

Som said that the cases were registered against him due to political reasons by the Samajwadi Party. 

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