The victims of communal riots in the fire of western Uttar Pradesh before the 2014 Lok Sabha elections may not have received justice so far, but it is preparing to withdraw the cases filed against the accused BJP leaders. The Yogi government has petitioned the court to
withdraw the cases against the three BJP MLAs.
All these leaders are accused of making inflammatory speeches at the Jat Mahapanchayat held at the Inter College in Nangla Mandore village of Muzaffar Nagar on September 7, 2013. Among these MLAs, Sangeet Som, Suresh Rana, Kapil Dev, Sadhvi Prachi are also named in the case. This case was registered against him in Shikheda Police Station.
Apart from provocative speech, BJP leaders are also accused of violating rules, joining arson. It was also alleged that he called a maha panchayat without the permission of the government. A case was registered against them in several sections of the IPC. The case against them was lodged by Charan Singh Yadav, SHO of Shikheda Police Station on September 7, 2013. Government Counsel Rajiv Sharma from Muzaffar Nagar told The Indian Express that the Yogi government has filed a petition in the court regarding the withdrawal of the case and the matter is still pending. The maha panchayat of the Jat community was convened on August 27, 2013, in the case of Sachin and Gaurav who were killed by a mob of Muslims in Kawal village. Earlier, both of them had killed a person named Shahnawaz Qureshi.