Two bike stunt performers arrested in Srinagar: Police

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Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir police arrested two stunt bikers in Srinagar following complaints by community members.

In a statement a police spokesman said that in Srinagar acting on complaints received from the community members of Rajbagh, Ikhrajhpora & Jawahar Nagar against stunt bikers who perform dangerous stunts on public roads with blazing horns thereby create panic and endanger the lives of roadside commuters.

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Officers from Police Station Rajbagh laid various surprise checkpoints at various locations and two stunt bikers identified as Shariq Irshad Khan son of Irshad Ah Khan resident of Jawahar Nagar & Maroof Ah Mir son of Manzoor Ah Mir 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.” He said.

Adding that a case FIR No. 45/2019 under relevant sections of law has already been registered at PS Rajbagh and investigations has been initiated in the matter.

Srinagar Police would like to appeal to the youth and teenagers not to violate any traffic rules and regulations. Parents of such youngsters should realize that such act only endanger 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 an erroneous behaviour will attract legal action. Police will continue with such drives in coming days.