As per a Police officer Gagan Som is held today in the morning in Faridpur for brining pistol in a polling booth, he is brother of BJP’s lawmaker Sangeet Som. Gagan Som was taken away from booth when a pistol was recovered from him. This act was against the election rules and hence the action was taken.
Sangeet Som is controversial lawmaker of BJP in Uttar Pradesh. He was also alleged to disrupt poll code once the police last month established CDs in a car which Sangeet Som was using to promote for subsequent month’s election.
As per the sources these CDs were of three hours period containing the footage of 2013 Muzafarnagar riots in which took 60 lives. He also witnessed custodies in one case that was related to the riots and for same he was jailed also.