JHAPA: A person was killed in a road accident at Kerkha Khola of Topgachhi VDC along the East-West Highway in Jhapa on Wednesday. The deceased has been identified as Jivan Shrestha, 27. Shrestha was killed after the scooter he was riding pillion was hit by a tipper. A critically injured Shrestha died while undergoing treatment at Birta City Hospital, Birtamode. Scooter driver Kewal Giri was critically injured in the incident. Police have arrested the tipper driver and seized the tipper, said Assistant Sub-inspector Bhakendra Bahadur Lawati.
Teen found dead
KAVRE: A youth was found dead at Banepa Municipality in Kavre on Wednesday. The deceased has been identified as Pawan Pathak, 17, of Baghagachhi VDC, Jhapa. According to inspector Dipak Bharati of Area Police Office, Banepa, Pathak was a helper in a bus in Banepa. He said that a woman, who was collecting fodder in the field informed police after she saw the body. After primary investigation, police said Pathak might have died two days ago. Meanwhile, the bus staff filed an application at Area Police Office, Banepa, citing that the boy had gone missing on Friday. The body has been taken to Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital for post-mortem.