Youth held for black marketing of petroleum products

KATHMANDU: A police team deployed from Teku-based Metropolitan Police Crime Division has arrested a youth for his alleged involvement in black marketing of petroleum products, on Thursday.

The arrestee has been identified as Dhurav Rai (37), a native of Panchawati of Udyapur district, currently living in Harisiddhi, Lalitpur Sub-Metropolitan City.

Police also seized 17 cooking gas cylinders of Tara brand, unknown quantity of diesel and Rs 38,000 and a convertible pick-up truck  (Ba 2 Cha 512) allegedly used for transporting the petroleum products from Mahalaxmiisthan of Lalitpur Sub-Metropolitan City.

Police said they are looking into the case.