GAUR, June 14: Police have arrested Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN) leaders for vandalizing a jeep with Indian number plate during bandh.
The arrested are RJPN central leader Rameshwar Raya, 64, Kamalesh Singh, 40, district level cadre Bachcha Naube, 55, spokesperson of District Police Office, Rautahat Nabin Krishna Bhandari told Republica Online.
RJPN cadres vandalized a Bolero Jeep with B R29 D 4141 at Pipala Bhagawanpur while it was heading to district headquarters.
The cadres clashed with police while the latter took them under control.
RJPN cadres have demonstrated in various places including Garudha, Katariya, Ramanpur, Shivnagar, Dankul, Ganga Pipala by burning tires.
The four-day bandha announced by Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN) has brought life to a grinding halt in the second consecutive day in Rautahat district.
The vehicles plying short and long-routes have stayed off the road. The private and government schools, shops, industries and markets have remained shut.
The wind-shield of the vehicle has been badly damaged in the attack.
RJPN has demonstrated demanding amendment to the constitution in various places including Gaur, Pipara, Rajpur, Tulasi, Sukdev Chowk, Katahariya.