15 youth held for bike racing in Chennai at Marina

Chennai: The city police held 15 persons for racing on Kamarajar Salai, Marina Beach, in the wee hours of today.

According to the police, the young men, aged around 19-20, were having a race from Labour statue to Adyar bridge.

At 12.30 am, sub-inspector Rajendran, on patrol duty on Kamarajar Salai up to Light House, spotted the youths riding rashly and stopped them. While some of them stopped, others had to be chased. The police even chased some of them till Adyar.

Fifteen persons were caught riding on 11 bikes. The police did not register a case yet, but the youth were asked to bring their parents to the Marina police station.

Naomi N