Sudesh Kumar, 35, was arrested last evening for fear of law and order situation, they said.
Mishra said a case in connection with the land was pending before a court.
Kumar and other members of his community had staged a protest outside the magistrate's office yesterday. He has been taken into custody for breach of peace and creating public disorder under Section 107/151 of the CrPC.
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