Incident Reports

Police arrest Kailaiya Mayor Yadav for distributing rotten lentils

2020-04-21

Province 2, Bara, Kalaiya, Ward 22

BARA: Police have arrested Kailya Sub- Metropolitan City Mayor Rajesh Raya Yadav alleging him for distributing rancid lentils in the name of relief package.

Police have initiated investigation and has been interrogating Mayor Yadav about the incident, SP Krishna Pangeni at District Police Office, Bara said.

Earlier, police had arrested 5 ward chairmen, 3 employees and one broker supplying lentils.

Bara Administration Office had on April 11 sealed Yadav Cold Store at ward no 7 of the sub-metropolitan after the rancid lentils were found.

The administration had recovered 380 sacks of lentils.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Arrest (politically significant)
Primary Cause Issues related to the delivery of government aid programs (e.g. earthquake rehab/recon)
Secondary Cause Government Relief
Actor 1 - Number of people 1
Actor 1 - Affiliations Local authorities (incl VDC, district, gov. line agencies at local level except education and health)
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people N
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Citizen/Individuals
Actor 2 - Youth na
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