Woman killed in Gulmi motorbike accident

GULMI: A woman died of strangulation after her shawl got stuck in the chain of a motorcycle she was riding pillion on Tuesday night.

The deceased has identified as Kopila Giri (27) of Wagla-2 in the district.

The tragic accident took place at Dukusi after her shawl was caught by the chain of a motorcycle (Lu 4 Pa 7826) all of a sudden.

The motorcycle was heading towards Sirseni from Hastichaur. She died on the spot, according to Deputy Superintendent of Police Mahendra Nepal.

The body has been kept in the District Hospital for postmortem.

Police have arrested motorcyclist Surya Bahadur Darji, following the fatal incident.