An unidentified group of people has set fire on the pickup van at Ilam Municipality-4 under Mechi Highway on May 5.
The van with registration number Ko1Cha7815 was travelling to Panchthar from Jhapa loaded with onion. A group of 4-5 masked people dragged the driver out from the van and set fire on the vehicle according to DPO Ilam.
The vehicle sustained about Rs 200,000 damage according to DSP Ramesh Basnet. The people behind the incident are being searched, said police.