Incident Reports

Driver and co-driver arrested for charging high bus fare


Karnali, Surkhet, Birendranagar

Police arrested the driver and co-driver on the chare of charging high bus fare with the passenger in Birendranagar amidst the prohibitory order. The arrested are identified as Bhimsen Nepali of Bardiya Basgadhi Municipality-2, the driver and co-driver Dhan Singh BK of Dailekh Gurans Rural Municipality-1. Following the complaints of the passengers, the plainclothed police team arrested them on the way to Nepalgunj from Birendranagar.

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 Transport entrepreneurs/syndicate
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Citizen/Individuals
Actor 2 - Youth na
National/Online Media