A MAN accused of harassing an SNP MP will now stand trial in June.

Jonathan Bell, 34, is charged with causing the Glasgow North West MP, Carol Monaghan, 47, “fear or alarm” between January 9, 2018 and April 1, 2019.

Prosecutors claim Bell smeared tomato ketchup or a similar substance on the doors and windows of her constituency office in Glasgow’s Partick.

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Bell is also accused of taking pictures of the incident and posting them on social media with an “offensive comment.”

It is alleged that Bell caused Ms Monaghan to believe her life was in danger due to other social media comments allegedly made by Bell.

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Bell’s is accused of making a call to Ms Monaghan’s office and leaving an offensive voicemail message.

The final section of his charge claims Bell made an offensive remark on social media.

Bell, who denies the charge, was due to go on trial on Tuesday at Glasgow Sheriff Court.

However, a new trial date was for June by Sheriff Paul Crozier as the Crown was not prepared.