Police arrested a person in Mirchaiya Municipality, Siraha, for setting a motorcycle on fire on Sunday night. The arrested has been identified as Dipak Sah, 33, of the municipality.

Police said Sah set ablaze the motorcycle belonging to Nirmal Kumar Mandal of the same municipality.

Police said Sah had set the motorcycle that was parked on the premises of a public building on fire on October 12. Sah confessed his crime saying that he had committed the crime due to personal issues, said police.

Further investigation into the case is under way.

A version of this article appears in the print on October 26, 2021, of The Himalayan Times.