Mumbai bikers arrested for performing ‘Dhoom-style’ stunts at Marine Drive, say they wanted to impress girlsmumbai Updated: Jul 12, 2017 12:54 IST
The youngsters were inspired by the Hindi movie Dhoom.(HT FILE)
The police on Wednesday arrested two bikers, who were performing ‘Dhoom-style’ stunts at Mumbai’s Marine Drive “to impress girls”.
The two arrested accused – Mohommad Mustafa Niyaz Khan, 18, and Jhedh Shahnawaz Khan, 18, are residents of Nagpada and Mazgaon, respectively.
Vilas Gangawane,s enior police inspector from Marine Drive police station, said, “We got an information that four riders are performing stunts at the sea face. They were not just risking their own lives, but were posing a threat to those sitting at Marine Drive too. We did a nakabandi near Islam Gymkhana and caught two of them.”
The other two managed to flee leaving their bikes at the spot.
The police registered four different cases. In their statement to police, Mohommad and Jhedh claimed they were inspired by the movie ‘Dhoom’ and were performing stunts to impress girls at the promenade.
They have been booked under sections 279 (rash driving or riding on a public way) and 336 (act endangering life or personal safety of others) of the Indian Penal Code.
The two arrested accused were released on bail, while the hunt for two others is on.
First Published: Jul 12, 2017 12:26 IST