Stunting on public roads is a crime because it puts your life and the lives of others at risk. In Nagpur, Maharashtra, police seized five cars and booked seven after a video of youths stunting over cars went viral on social media. The incident took place on April 1 at a place called Chhaoni in Nagpur city. After watching the police viral video, they decided to book 7 young men involved in the stunt and five cars used for the stunt.
The car used for the stunt reportedly arrived at a repair shop. After the repairs, the car was given to his friends for mechanical testing. The seven criminals took the car out and used it to perform movie style stunts while standing on the roof. The team reached the camp area and started doing stunts on the roof. Soon the public gathered at the scene and many of them started making the same video. Within a few days, the video of the stunt went viral on the internet and soon caught the attention of Nagpur City Police. Considering the importance of the matter, the police quickly took action against the culprits.
Sadar police have filed a case and started investigation into the incident. Police soon seized five vehicles seen in the video. An Audi A4 luxury sedan, Mahindra Scorpio, Volkswagen Vento, Tata Safari Storm and a Renault. Nagpur police has filed cases against Mushir Sheikh, Vipin Nair, Melvin Verthin, Aslan Beg, Shahnawaz Qureshi, Hasan Sheikh and Imran Ansari under various sections of the Motor Vehicle Act. It was not mentioned in which section the case was filed against 5 youths. In the viral video, a group of vehicles were seen on the road when one of the group’s Audi got on top of the car. They were making a video for social media but, it seems things did not go as planned.
Stunting on public roads is a risky job. Especially in India, where the roads are almost always full of vehicles. By performing such stunts on public roads, the person is not only endangering his life but also causing inconvenience and threatening other road users. If a person is driving or driving, he can easily get confused if he sees people standing on top of a moving car. This can lead to accidents. For a person standing on top of a car, the driver may lose his balance while accelerating. He has nothing to hold on to. He was more likely to fall from his car and be injured. Fortunately, nothing like that happened. If you are interested in doing this type of stunt in a two-wheeler, it is always advisable to go to a private property or on the road. Also make sure that no other vehicle comes along the property or road while performing this type of stunt.
Via: Nagpur Today