Incident Reports

Two arrested on the charge of black-marketing cooking oil in Parsa


Madhes, Parsa, Birgunj, Ward 2

Two businessmen were arrested in Parsa on the charge of black-marketing cooking oil. The arrested are identified as 38-year-old Deep Kumar Varnawal and 24-year-old Roshan Varnawal of Adarshnagar in Birgunj Metropolitan City-2. 

Roshan used to bring soybean oil to the Tridev Repacking Farm and sell it after packing it in a plastic bottle. Police recovered a large quantity of oil from the firm. He used to repack soybean oil of different companies and sell it by sticking stickers with the words 'Til Utsab Pooja Oil'.  A total of 3465 litres of oil written by Mahalakshmi Soyabean, 990 litres of oil and 348 litres of Sesame Upkar Puja Oil was recovered.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Black Marketing
Primary Cause Issues related to commodity availability, prices, and subsidies
Actor 1 - Number of people 2
Actor 1 - Affiliations Other private sectors
Actor 1 - Youth youth
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Citizen/Individuals
Actor 2 - Youth na
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