The row of illegal bike racing: Hundreds were booked by the Chennai police!

With the view of barricading the illegal bike racing in Chennai as the city is just days ahead of marking the New year, the police department has initiated its patrol to crackdown the racers on illegal bike racing, that has been banned in the city. The reports say that the police had started to monitor the alleged bike racing in the city since Christmas eve as this has been the high time for the racers to accelerate their bikes for racing in the roads of the downtown.

It has been reported that the police had booked nearly 158 people for making a comeback for the race through their rash driving on the Christmas eve and about 63 vehicles have been seized and stationed in various police stations of the city and the police had deployed the surveillance in the most important roads like Kamarajar Salai, Anna Salai, Dr. Radhakrishnan Salai, Sardar Patel road based on the inputs that these roads would be the race tracks for the racers.



The reports stated that the police department has been installing the blockades and barriers on the roads based on the complaints placed by the people on Christmas day about encountering the bike racers. By registering the case against 158 people, the people officials had directed them to recover their seized vehicles directly from the court. 

In 2017, the Chennai city has reported with about five deaths and nearly 300 people were injured in the road accidents during the New Year's eve and each year had recorded with similar apathy and loss of lives in the New Year's eve due to wheeling up the illegal racing by defying the ban. 



The Chennai city police haven't yet announced the curfew for restaurants and hotels in rolling out the parties during the New Year eve and after the curfew and restrictions were imposed for conducting the parties, the police patrol would be deployed to tighten the grip of the curfew by regularizing the party timings and procurement of the liquor. Last year, the police imposed the curfew at 1.00 am.