Ward member killed in road accident

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Bharatpur:  Ward member of Madi municipality-2, Jiblal Luintel, 60, has died in a road accident. The accident took place when the motorcycle he was riding was hit by a vehicle at ward no. 1 of the municipality on Saturday evening.

Spokesman of District Police Office Chitwan, Bijayraj Pandit, said that the motorcycle (BaPRa0304Pa 8917), that ward member Luintel was riding was hit by a tractor coming from the opposite direction. The tractor driver fled the scene following the incident and an investigation is underway. 

Luintel was elected ward member from the Nepali Congress party.