DANG — A biker died and a pillion rider sustained wounds after a tractor hit a motorbike they were riding on at Banskot in the district on Sunday.
The deceased has been identified as Nar Bahadur Giri (37) of Saingha VDC-1 and of the district.
The mishap occurred when the tractor (Ra 1 Ta 1427) heading towards Rolpa from the district hit the bike (Ra 1 Pa 5298) early today.
Injured pillion rider Khem Bahadur Bhandari (22) of Saingha VDC is undergoing treatment at the Ghorahi Hospital.
Police said that the driver of the vehicle fled the scene following the incident. Police,however, said that they have managed to nab the helper of the tractor.
Over 20,000 drivers taken action through CCTV monitoring
KATHMANDU— The Metropolitan Traffic Police Division (MTPD) has effectively launched monitoring of vehicles plying on the road through close circuit (CC) camera in Kathmandu valley.
Traffic Police are keeping a close watch on drivers to check whether they are following the traffic rules or not.
A total of 20,024 drivers of various vehicles faced action based on such monitoring. The police begun this bid since 2073 BS and it has become effective so far, said SSP Basanta Panta of the Traffic Division.
Most of the cases were related to violation of the traffic lane and driving on ‘one way’ roads, he added.
The police are monitoring the traffic activities through 460 close circuit cameras installed at the Division Office, Ranipokhari.Follow @gorkhapost