Incident Reports

Two arrested on charge of black-marketing sanitizers in Lalitpur


Bagmati, Lalitpur, Mahalaxmi

Police arrested two operators of Om Nirmaya Health Care Pvt. Ltd. in Gwarko of Mahalakshmi Municipality on June 4 on the charge of black-marketing hand-sanitizer. The arrested are identified as 44-year-old Amit Tamrakar of Biratnagar Sub-metropolitan-14 and 43-year-old Niresh Thapa of Lalitpur Metropolitan-5. 

According to police, they were arrested on the charge of making sanitizers against the standards. Police recovered 240 liters of hand sanitizer from them.

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 Health sector/health workers, doctors
Actor 1 - Youth noyouth
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Citizen/Individuals
Actor 2 - Youth unknown
National/Online Media