Assam: 3 Detained For Performing Bike Stunts On Streets
A trio was arrested in Chabua for performing dangerous stunts on streets in Dibrugarh district. GP Singh tweeted on the matter.
GUWAHATI : Stunts on streets are somehow gaining more followers and attention every passing day, good or bad. In an incident on Thursday night, three bikers were detained by the Dibrugarh police. The trio was seen performing dangerous stunts on the streets of Chabua in Upper Assam's Dibrugarh district.
Two bikes has been seized from the boys. Police identified the three as Riktom Gohain, Dinakar Dulia and Palash Jyoti Rajkhowa. The youths are natives of Chabua, as per sources. The arrest has been made on the basis of a complaint filed against the three boys, stated the police.
The registered case implied that, the trio was performing life threatening stunts, speeding their bike and creating a disturbing environment in that particular area. The department informed that, one of the rider rode the bike while lying on the vehicle, while his partners were filming his actions.
Meanwhile, Police warned the youths of the state of stern action against anyone who indulges in such nuisance and dangerous acts on public streets. Dibrugarh police also posted a tweet, emphasising on the fact that performing stunts on public roads can have deadly consequences. The rider, along with himself, puts on stake the life of the public. "Ride responsibly, stay behind handle bars or seek thrills and stay behind bars. Choice is yours", tweeted the police.
GP Singh, the DGP, also shared his view regarding the matter and tweeted on the same. He urged the citizens of Assam to report any sort of stunts performed on roads by riders and bikers. They can do it through direct message and inform about the place and person involved in the activity on a regular basis, he said. He also highlighted that such demonstrations on social media platforms should also be drawn to police attention.
Stunt riding is not just confined to Assam or India, it is gaining popularity in the entire world. The bike stunts should be performed by people who have gained expertise in the field. It is very important to put a ban on such activity, for the sake of life and safety.
In a recent incident that made the headlines, Karimganj police finally managed to nab members of the 'Devil's gang' for challenging the police after killing a woman during a stunt. The arrest was made following a viral video on social media and the public outcry later.
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