Incident Reports

Pharmacy owner arrested on charge of black-marketing medicines in Morang


Province 1, Morang, Biratnagar, Ward 3

Police arrested 22-year-old Rabindra Mahato of Dhangadhi Municipality-7 of Siraha on the charge of black marketing medicines. Mahato operates a pharmacy in Biratnagar Metropolitan City-3 of Morang.

The accused sold medicines to a 45-year-old customer, Ram Narayan Mukhiya of Bariyarpatti Rural Municipality-3, Siraha, on May 8 and 13.  by creating two accounts, one with the actual price and the other with the higher price. According to police, the arrested Mahato had sold the medicines to the customer by showing the account with a higher price.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Black Marketing
Primary Cause Issues related to commodity availability, prices, and subsidies
Actor 1 - Number of people 1
Actor 1 - Affiliations Health sector/health workers, doctors
Actor 1 - Youth youth
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Citizen/Individuals
Actor 2 - Youth noyouth
National/Online Media