Kathmandu : Surkhet Police have arrested two persons for fleeing with a motorcycle after hitting a three year old boy.
The District Police Office has arrested Jeevan Chauhan and Navin Amar Salami of Birendranagar Municipality-5 along with their motorcycles this afternoon.
Sameer Nepali, 3, of Birendranagar-1 died on the way to the hospital after he was hit by a motorcycle on the road in front of the District Police Office on Tuesday. A day after the incident, the victims had blocked the road at Bangesimal section of the Karnali Highway since Wednesday saying that the police could not arrest the culprit.
Spokesperson of the District Police Office, Deputy Superintendent of Police Ram Prasad Gharti said that the two arrested persons were being interogated.
Police had seized 16 motorcycles to investigate the incident. The police had intensified the search operation after the driver of the motorcycle (Lu 62 Pa 7003) did not come in contact with them. The driver’s parents had handed over the motorcycle to the police office.