Hyderabad: As many as 41 bike-riders and an organizer of a motor-sport event were taken into custody on Sunday by the Cyberabad Police for conducting a bike rally on the city outskirts without obtaining requisite permission.
Manchal police under Cyberabad East Commissionerate stopped a bike rally that was being conducted without obtaining permission from police, which is mandatory, a senior police officer said.
41 bike-riders and the organizer of the event were taken into custody and were inquired into
“They were not only driving with high speed but were conducting the event without taking proper precautions on the road between Muknoor and Thippaiguda villages and villagers, who were scared complained to the local police,” said P Narayana, Assistant Commissioner of Police (Ibrahimpatnam division).
According to the villagers, they also tried to stop the organizer, identified as Mazdayar, from holding the event, but they sped away.
A case was registered against Mazdayar under section 188 (disobedience to order duly promulgated by public servant) of IPC and section 189 (racing and trials of speed) of the Motor Vehicles Act, for not taking permission, the officer said.
41 bike-riders and the organizer of the event were taken into custody and were inquired into. They were later let off, the ACP said. Further probe is underway, he added.