Incident Reports

Fuel center in Bhaktapur fined rupees two lakhs for mixing water in diesel


Bagmati, Bhaktapur, Madhyapur Thimi, Ward 1

Madhyapur Thimi Municipality-1 Lokanthali Bhaktapur based Siddhartha Fuel Center has been fined rupees two lakhs after finding that the pump had been mixing water in diesel. A joint team from Commerce, Supplies and Consumer Protection Department, Nepal Oil Corporation and Quality and Measurement Department monitored and shut down the pump on April 30 after consumers complained that the pump had been mixing water in diesel it was selling. 

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 N
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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