A taxi driver died after his taxi fell down to the Dhobikhola in Bijulibazaar, New Baneshwor at around 5: 15 am on Sunday.
The deceased has been identified as Indra Bahadur Sarki (29) of Bhimkot VDC-5, Dolakha.
After a taxi was discovered submerged in the river, police found the driver’s body one km downstream.
The body has been sent to Maharajgunj-based Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital (TUTH) for autopsy.
Police said that they are looking into the case.