Incident Reports

Man arrested from Kathmandu on charge of black-marketing Remdesivir


Police arrested 25-year-old Rasik Miya of Gorkha on the charge of black-marketing Remdesivir, a remedial drug used to treat a corona infection. 

Miya was arrested from Maharajgunj in Kathmandu while he was selling Rs 25,000 worth Remdesivir for Rs 2,20,000. Miya, in his initial statement to the police, said that the manager of Sevak Firm in front of the Tribhuvan Teaching Hospital had asked him to sell it.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Black Marketing
Weapons None
Primary Cause Irregularities in Commodity Market
Secondary Cause Irregularities in Commodity Market
Actor 1 - Number of people 1
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth youth
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Citizen/Individuals
Actor 2 - Youth na
National/Online Media