Incident Reports

Cooking gas black marketers held in Kathmandu


Bagmati, Kathmandu, Kathmandu

Police on Thursday arrested two persons on the charges of selling cooking gas at a higher rate than the market price. Tek Nath Ghimire and Narayan Gurung were arrested for selling a cylinder of cooking gas for Rs 1,600 from their different shops in Dharapati, KMC-3. The team deployed from the Metropolitan Police Circle, Maharajgang also confiscated 196 full gas cylinders of Lumbini brand from them. Further investigation is underway.  
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 2
Actor 1 - Affiliations Other private sectors
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Citizen/Individuals
Actor 2 - Youth na
National/Online Media