He was accused of inciting communal violence by sharing a controversial video on Facebook which led to death of 62 people.
BJP candidate Sandeep Som is contesting election from Meerut’s Sardhana seat.
Sangeet Som and two other screened a documentary containing parts of his speech related to the Dadri lynching case and his arrest during the Muzaffarnagar riots.
No action to be taken against BJP MLA Sangeet Som and other for their inflammatory speeches and Youtube videos.
The communal clashes in Muzaffarnagar and adjoining areas in August and September of 2013 had claimed 60 lives
According to Som, he received a call on a private number at around 9:30 AM from an unidentified man who claimed that the MLA will be killed soon, following which he has filed a police complaint.
A chargesheet was filed on Wednesday by Uttar Pradesh police against Sangeet Som for violating the prohibitory orders imposed in the village where the incident took place in the first week of October.
Interview with BJP MLA and an accused in Muzaffarnagar riots case, Sangeet Som.
Som, who was accused of making inflammatory speeches during the 2013 Muzaffarnagar communal riots attacked the SP government alleging it was appeasing the minority community.
Som is an accused in Muzzafarnagar riots and was jailed for giving inflammatory speeches during that period.
Prachi, who was in the BJP headquarters on Wednesday, said that there is a threat to her life.
Som was accused by the Uttar Pradesh police of uploading a video, which reportedly sparked communal tension in Muzaffarnagar.
The police had earlier detained hundreds of BJP workers and locals en route to Kanth.
BJP agitators reportedly sat on the tracks and disrupted rail services. They also resorted to stone-pelting there.
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