Jeep hit leaves one dead, one injured in Dhanusha

KATHMANDU: A person died and another sustained injuries in a hit-and-run case in Naktajhij, Mithila Municipality-1 of Dhanusha district on Friday.

The deceased has been identified as Mukesh Batar (25), rider of the motorcycle (Ja 5 Pa 597), and the injured as pillion rider Raman Thakur (22) of Chhireshwarnath-3 in the district.

Batar had breathed his last during treatment in India.

Meanwhile, Thakur is being treated at the Janakpur Zonal Hospital.

They were hit by an unidentified jeep at around 9 pm yesterday, said police.

The Mahendranagar-based Area Police Office is searching for the vehicle and its driver for further investigation.