Incident Reports

Four shops fined for selling items at higher price during lockdown


Bagmati, Lalitpur, Mahalaxmi, Ward 1

Four shops selling food, meat, and fruits at higher prices during the lockdown have been fined today.

A team from the Department of Commerce and Supply Management informed that Katuwal Stores in Imadol of Mahalaxmi Municipality-1 has been fined Rs. 200,000 during market monitoring.

According to Deepak Pokharel, Monitoring Inspector of the Department, a fine of Rs 50,000 has been imposed on Rajendra Meat Shop in Gyaneshwar for not having a price list. Similarly, Mukesh Juice and Fruit Shop and Babulal Fruit and Vegetable Shop in Imadol have been fined Rs. 50,000 each for not having a price list.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Black Marketing
Primary Cause Issues related to commodity availability, prices, and subsidies
Secondary Cause Irregularities in Commodity Market
Actor 1 - Number of people 4
Actor 1 - Affiliations Private company
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people N
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Citizen/Individuals
Actor 2 - Youth na
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