Siraha District Court on Friday remanded Coordinator of the Independent Madhes campaign Chandra Kanta (CK) Raut in judicial custody for ten days.
Raut was arrested from Janakpur on Thursday and produced before the court today.
Lahan Area Police Office had asked for more to time for further investigation in the case lodged against him. He has been charged with organised crime against the state.
DSP Rajkumar KC said that Raut, while addressing an assembly in Lahan, Siraha on January 18, had given a provocative speech in which he hinted that Madhes should be established as a separate country.