Kathmandu, May 21: Banda enforcers vandalized around one dozen shops at Naya Bazaar in Kathmandu today, the second consecutive day of Nepal banda, called by the Indigenous Nationalities Struggle Committee.
The banda enforcers vandalized the shops saying the shops were opened during the banda, according to the Metropolitan Police Sector, Sorhakhutte.
It is said that slight force was used to remove agitators after they started to vandalize the shops.
Police said that there was minor destruction in shops and the banda enforcers involved in vandalism had consumed alcohol. A large number of police personnel have been deployed at the area after the incident.
Similarly, a clash had taken place at Imadol in Lalitpur between the banda enforcers and those coming out to counter.
According to the Metropolitan Police Sector, Lalitpur, locals had come out to counter after the agitators did not listen to the locals' requests for not to call the banda.
Around 200 police personnel have been deployed under the leadership of Deputy Superintendent of Police, Rajendra Bhattachan after the incident at Imadol.