Police in Uttar Pradesh's Ghaziabad has charged two women with a hefty fine of net INR 28,000 after a video of them doing stunt on a bike went viral on social media. In a post on Twitter, the Ghaziabad police said the two women as seen in the viral video performing stunts; were issued challans for not wearing helmet, racing without permission and violating other driving rules.
The two women performing stunts on their bikes “for fun” – In the viral video it is seen a women riding a Bullet bike and carrying another woman on her shoulder. The two women seen wearing t-shirts of a certain gymnasium located in Ghaziabad's Govindpuram area. None of them were wearing helmets. The two women identified as Shivangi Dabasis seen sitting on Sneha Raghuvanshi’s shoulder, both in identical red T-shirts and black denims, with Sneha driving the Royal Enfield.
The challans were sent to Manju Devi and Sanjay Kumar, who own the two bikes Sneha and Shivangi were using that day to perform stunts. Manju Devi was filed INR 11,000 and Sanjay Kumar INR 17,000. Both women are wrestlers and in their early twenties
According to the women they had just received the learner’s licence and said they had practised for the stunt which they shot near Madhuban Bapudham.
The two women were charged INR 1000 for "driving two-wheeled without helmets", INR 5000 for "without written permission of state
government racing and trials of speed in any public place" and INR 5000 for "driving vehicles in contravention of Section 3 or Section 4", according to the Ghaziabad police.
"Follow traffic rules. Do not put your and others' lives in danger," the police twitted spreading awareness about rough driving.