The Additional District Magistrate clamped prohibitory order throughout Kokrajhar district under Section 144 of CrPC in 'view of the urgency in maintaining peace and tranquility in the district'.
The police had arrested the accused and he was being taken to a place where he had hidden the mobile with which with which he and two others had filmed the rape incident.
Mevani was granted bail by the Kokrajhar court earlier on Monday in a case related to a tweet on Prime Minister Narendra Modi but was rearrested immediately afterwards.
Mevani was booked under IPC sections related to voluntarily causing hurt, assault or criminal force to deter a public servant from discharge of his or her duty after a policewoman filed a complaint.
Mevani was arrested in Gujarat and brought to Assam after a case against him was registered under various sections of the IPC and IT Act for his alleged controversial tweet against PM Modi
State police chief Bhaskar Jyoti Mahanta said that vehicles, tools, gas cutters, two pistols along with oxygen cylinders were recovered.