KATHMANDU, May 4: Federation of Nepalese National Transport Entrepreneurs Association (FNNTEA) General Secretary Saroj Sitaula has been arrested. Police arrested Sitaula from Bhrikutimandap while he was going to attend an interaction at Reporters Club Nepal this afternoon.
Plainclothes police arrested Situala and took him to Metropolitan Police Range Office, Teku.
Demanding reinstatement of syndicate, transport entrepreneurs have been demonstrating across the nation halting public transport services.
In response to the vehicular strike, Home Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa has directed concerned district administration offices to arrest transport entrepreneurs in line with the Essential Services Operation Act, 2014 BS.
The cabinet had decided to scrap transport committees and associations on April 17.