Bus-hit kills motorcyclist in Chitwan

BANEPA: A man died after the motorcycle he was riding on was rammed by a commuter bus in Darechok area of Ichchhakamana Rural Municipality in Chitwan district on Wednesday night.

The deceased has been identified as Bahadur Thapa (38) of Lewatar in Ichchhakamana Rural Municipality-4 in the district.

According to Police Inspector Nabin Budhathoki at Muglin-based Area Police Office, the passenger bus (Ga 3 Kha 3269) en route from Muglin to Kathmandu rammed the motorcycle (Lu 5 Pa 6856) killing Thapa, at Kurintar, at around 9:45 pm yesterday.

Meanwhile, police have impounded the bus and detained its driver for further investigation into the case.