Two stunt bikers arrested
Srinagar, May 27: Two persons were arrested by the police on Monday for performing bike stunts in Rajbagh area of Srinagar.
A police spokesman said complaints were received from the community members of Rajbagh, Ikhrajhpora and Jawahar Nagar against stunt bikers performing dangerous stunts on public roads with blazing horns thereby creating panic and endangering the lives of roadside commuters.
On receiving these complaints, officers from Police Station Rajbagh laid various surprise checkpoints at various locations.
Two stunt bikers identified as Shariq Irshad Khan, son of Irshad Ah Khan, a resident of Jawahar Nagar, and Maroof Ahmad Mir, son of Manzoor Ahmad Mir, a resident of Alochibagh, were arrested and their motorcycle was seized by the officers at a checkpoint. They have been taken to Police Station Rajbagh where they remain in custody.
A case (FIR No. 45/2019) under relevant sections of law has already been registered at Police Station Rajbagh and investigations have been initiated in the matter.
Police also appealed the youth and teenagers not to violate any traffic rules and regulations. “Parents of such youngsters should realize that such actions only endangers the lives of their loved ones besides adding potential threat to the road users. Such acts of hooliganism on roadside disturb peace and serenity. Such erroneous behaviour will attract legal action. Police will continue with such drives in coming days,” the spokesman added.