Bhaktapur cooking gas black marketeer held

BHAKTAPUR: Police on Friday arrested a trader for his alleged involvement in black marketing of cooking gas from Balkot of Bhaktapur.

A team deployed from the Metropolitan Police Circle, Thimi nabbed Ram Chandra Shrestha, a resident of Balkot in Ananta Lingeshwor Municipality-5, for charging customers a price higher than the market rate.

Police also confiscated nine Himal gas cylinders from his possession.

Meanwhile, he was remanded to custody for further investigation.