Guwahati: The chief of BTC Pramod Boro said that he will be forced to stop the sale of KTM bikes if some bike riders don't stop rush driving in intoxicated conditions.
He said that the maximum cause of accidents in BTC is the rider of KTM motorcycles.
"If some of the KTM bike riders do not mend their ways, do stop driving rashly or keep on drinking and driving we shall be forced to stop the sale and distribution of KTM motorcycles in the area", he said.
He said KTM bikes were found in the maximum motorcycle or bike-related accidents in Bodoland.
He expressed his anguish about the deaths caused by the frequent bike-related accidents. "When these youngsters die or kill somebody while rashly riding their motorcycles the pain they cause to the families is immense. We cannot allow this to continue.
Earlier considering the prevailing law-and-order situation in the Bodoland Territorial Region (BTR) after the killing of two youths by the police recently at Ultapani of Kokrajhar district, the Bodoland Territorial Council (BTC) chief Pramod Boro on Wednesday held a meeting with three top officials of the Assam Police in Dhaligaon. The meeting was attended by GP Singh, Additional Director General of Police, Hiren Nath, Additional Director General of Police, Special Branch, and Dr LR Bishnai, Special Director General of Police of the BTR and leaders of NDFB's four factions. As wanted by Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma, the meeting discussed the government's move to inquire into the encounter.