Hit-and-run tipper driver arrested with the help of CCTV after fatal collision in Gwarko

Published On: May 23, 2024 06:53 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

LALITPUR, May 23: Police have arrested the driver of a tipper truck involved in a fatal hit-and-run accident in Gwarko, Lalitpur, on Wednesday night. The incident, which resulted in the death of Jayanath Yadav, 32,  from Siraha, was captured on CCTV. Yadav, who was riding a motorcycle, succumbed to his injuries at B&B Hospital.

The tipper, identified by its license plate (Ba 3 Ba 6621), and its driver, Chhoisang Tamang, 26, from Godavari Municipality-6, were apprehended on Thursday in Gairigaun, Godavari Municipality. Lalitpur Police spokesperson SP Naresh Raj Subedi confirmed the arrest.

Discussions regarding compensation for the victim's family are ongoing at the Metropolitan Police Circle Satdobato. A compensation amount of Rs 500,000 is typically given to families affected by fatal vehicle collisions.


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