Coordinator of Independent Madhes Alliance Dr CK Raut was arrested by police from Pipara in Mahottari district this evening and was released after a short while.
Dr Raut was scheduled to address a meeting in Jaleshwor of Mahottari.
After his arrest, Raut´s supporters chanted slogans demanding his release. At least 12 persons were injured after police and Raut´s supporters clashed after the agitation.
Assistant Chief District Officer Kiran Thapa said that Raut was arrested as per the decision of the security coordination committee. RSS