KAVREPALANCHOWK, August 4: A motorcyclist was killed after being hit by a Scorpio jeep coming from the opposite direction near Sajha Petrol Pump in Banepa municipality-14 along the Araniko Highway today.
Police have identified the deceased as Rabin Thapa, 21, of Kotthumka of Banepa municipality-12. The motorcycle (Ba 57 Pa 9569) was en route to Sanga from Banepa when it was hit by the jeep (Ba 17 Cha 8112) at 10:00 am. He breathed his last in course of treatment at the Scheer Memorial Hospital. Pillion rider Sabin Thapa, 26, of Kotthumka is under medical treatment.
Police have arrested the jeep driver along with the vehicle for further investigation into the case.