Nepal, October 31.
Indian YouTuber Jatt Prabhjot Singh will be prosecuted according to the laws of Nepal, even though he owns an Indian vehicle and is an Indian citizen. On the 25th of October, a pedestrian was killed when a motorcycle driven by an Indian YouTuber Singh, who was traveling from Chitwan to Kathmandu, met with an accident at Gajuri in Dhading.
79 year old Sur Bahadur Dhital of Gajuri Rural Municipality 1, Nayabari died when an Indian motorcycle number MH-1-CW 5971 driven by Singh crashed in Gajuri Bazar.
After the death of the elderly pedestrian, Singh is being treated at Grandi Hospital in Kathmandu under police supervision. Grandi Hospital has done an operation on him. The police said that he had a serious problem with his leg. According to Dhading police, they are preparing to take him into custody after treatment, saying that it is his duty to treat him first.
According to the police, the accident occurred when the motorcycle was driven at an excessive speed contrary to the law of Nepal. The police have prepared to file a case against him for reckless driving.
In sub-rule 5 of rule 18 of the Vehicle and Traffic Management Regulations 2054, it is mentioned that the speed of motorcycles should be limited to a maximum of 50 km per hour and a maximum of 40 km per hour in village area. But it has been claimed that the speed of the 1000 cc motorcycle is around 90 kilometers per hour. Due to the fact that he killed a pedestrian by driving a vehicle recklessly, a case has been prepared against him for the crime of driving recklessly.
According to the laws of Nepal, if it is confirmed that Jatt was driving a vehicle negligently, he could go to jail for 3 to 10 years. According to section 161 of the Traffic Management Act, 2049, he can go to jail for 3 years to 10 years. In sub-section 2 of section 161 of the Act, it is mentioned that if someone dies due to negligent driving, imprisonment for up to 10 years can be imposed.
According to the Nepal police, Gajuri, the family of the deceased will be paid by the motorcyclist as per the rules of the government of Nepal. According to the rules of the government of Nepal, there is a provision to provide 500,000 to the family of the deceased for insurance and 25,000 for Dahsanskar expenses.