KATHMANDU — The Metropolitan Traffic Police Division, Kathmandu has seized at least 110 modified motorcycles from the town.
At recent times, a total of 110 bullet motorbikes with body structure modification were taken under control from the town, the Division said.
Division Chief Sarbendra Khanal said a campaign against customized motorbikes producing loud noise has been in place.
“Motorcyclists who tend to think that road is just for them and cause noise pollution while driving are under the close observation of traffic police,” he said.
The traffic police do not hesitate to seize such vehicles and a fine of Rs 5,000 shall be charged in case of the customization of a motorcycle.
2 killed, 5 injured in tractor accident
HETAUDA — Two persons were killed and five others were seriously injured after a tractor fell off the road last evening at Panchpandav village in Bagmati Rural Municipality-4, Makawanpur.
Police said that 50-year-olds Hem Kumar Shrestha and Bakhat Rai of Hariharpur Rural Municipality in Sindhuli district lost their lives in the fatal accident.
Shrestha died on the spot while Rai breathed his last on the way to a hospital in Hetauda, police added. The tractor (Na 6 Ta 442) was heading to Sindhuli district from Phawarbari in Makawanpur by supplying construction materials.
Those seriously hurt in the incident are Shivamaya Magar, Shakti Rai, Mohan Rai, Krishna Rai and Tilak Rai. The incident site is near Makawanpur-Sindhuli border along Dharan-Chatara road section.