Lahore: 100 held for doing a wheelie
LAHORE: Police arrested about 100 motorcyclists for performing stunts on different city roads. Dozens of motorcyclists on every Saturday night gather on Main Boulevard, Gulberg, Canal Road, Jail Road, Ring Road and Ferozpur Road. Bike riders usually perform stunts and wheelie.
On Sunday at around 1am, policemen from Ghalib Market police and Gulberg police launched a crackdown against motorcyclists and arrested around 100 of them, impounded their vehicles and registered cases against them. The relatives of young motorcyclists gathered outside Ghalib Market police and held a protest against the police. The heirs to the arrested motorcyclists raised slogans against the police and claimed that policemen arrest the bike riders in order to mint money from their parents.