Incident Reports

Two businessmen arrested on charge of black-marketing oximeter and hiding oxygen cylinders in Dhanusha


Madhes, Dhanusha, Janakpur

Police arrested Bhup Narayan Sah, director of Binita Surgical Store, and Bhola Sah, director of a scrap center on the charge of black marketing in Oximeter and hiding oxygen cylinders in Janakpurdham.

The spokesperson of the District Police Office, Dhanusha, DSP Markendra Mishra said that Sah, the operator of the surgical store used to sell oximeters for more than Rs 3,000 when the retail price is Rs 1200 in the local market. Police also recovered 28 oximeters from Sah's store. Similarly, police recovered 12 oxygen cylinders from Sah's scrap center.

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 2
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Citizen/Individuals
Actor 2 - Youth unknown
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