Incident Reports

Pharmacy owner arrested on charge of black-marketing face masks in Morang


Province 1, Morang, Biratnagar, Ward 9

Police arrested 31-year-old pharmacy owner Bhupendra Nath Adhikari of Biratnagar Metropolitan City-9 on May 22 on the charge of black marketing masks. According to the District Police Office, Morang,  37-year-old Shyam Chaudhary, of Sunsari Municipality-7 was sold a silicone full face mask worth Rs 6,880 for Rs 8,500 from Adhikari pharmacy in front of Koshi Hospital.  Police recovered a set of silicon full face mask from the arrested accused.


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 1
Actor 1 - Affiliations Health sector/health workers, doctors
Actor 1 - Youth noyouth
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Citizen/Individuals
Actor 2 - Youth noyouth
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