Incident Reports

Locals and traders of Nayabazar try to attack market inspection team monitoring black marketing


Bagmati, Kathmandu, Kathmandu

Locals and traders of Nayabazar attempted to attack the government's market inspection team after they sealed a warehouse and fined NRS 2 lakhs to TN store on finding that it engaged in black marketing, selling sugar at over-price and was also found to be selling date expired items. Police arrested 5 traders who tried to attack the inspection team of Consumers Rights Protection Department,  Nepal Bureau of Standards & Metrology, and CDO office.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Black Marketing
Weapons Blunt weapon
Primary Cause Issues related to commodity availability, prices, and subsidies
Secondary Cause Irregularities in Commodity Market
Actor 1 - Number of people 5
Actor 1 - Affiliations Other private sectors
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Government and civil servants at central level
Actor 2 - Youth na
National/Online Media