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One arrested on the charge of black marketeering

29 March 2020  

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JANAKPURDHAM : Police have arrested a person on the charge of black marketeering the sale of masks and gloves in Janakpurdham. The arrest was made during a market monitoring carried out on Saturday.

Proprietor of Bajarang General Store at the provincial hospital, Rajesh Kumar Jha,36 was arrested after he was found selling mask for Rs. 750 per unit and gloves for Rs. 500 per unit, according to DSP at the District Police Office, Dhanusa Rameswar Karki. Further investigation into the incident is underway.

Likewise, two others were arrested on Friday on the charge of selling cooking gas and salt at an exorbitant price. Jaya Prakash Shah, 45, of Janapurdham sub-metropolis-11 and Naresh Kumar Shah,47, of ward no. 14 were arrested.

Jaya Prakash has been charged with hoarding LPG cylinders while Naresh was found selling salt for Rs. 35 per kilogram.

Prior to this, 11 others were arrested on the charge of involvement in black marketing of daily essentials.

Necessary action has been initiated against those arrested, police said.

Publish Date : 29 March 2020 13:49 PM

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