Mumbai, Feb 21 (PTI) Two bikers, who allegedly followed the convoy of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and performed stunts on a road here have been arrested, police said today. Also Read - Sidharth Shukla on Wedding Rumours With Shehnaaz Gill, THIS is What He Has To Say | Check Tweet
Fakaruddin Mohammad Hanif Ansari (18) and Mohammad Ansari (20), who hail from Dharavi, were apprehended on Monday, a senior police officer said. Also Read - Shehnaaz Gill is Bored in Canada Ahead of Her Film's Shoot, Says 'I Want To Come Back To India'
The incident occurred on Monday at around 7.30 pm near the Bandra-Worli Sea Link when Trudeau’s convoy was moving towards the Hotel Taj Mahal Palace in South Mumbai from the Airport, he said. Also Read - Throwback Tuesday! When Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan Cycled Through Streets of Mumbai
Trudeau was in the megapolis as part of his India tour.
Police had made security arrangements for the VVIP movement. It had halted traffic and also cordoned off the road for smooth passage of the visiting Prime Minister’s convoy, the officer said.
The two bikers were following his convoy. After the convoy passed from the area, the two bikers seeing the empty road sneaked into the security cordon near Kalanagar and started performing stunts, he said.
They were stopped near the Sea Link and initially taken into custody. The two bikers were then taken to the Bandra police station and interrogated for their intentions, the officer said.
A case under sections 279 (rash driving), 336 (act endangering life of personal safety of others) and 335 (assault or criminal force to deter public servant from discharge his duty) of the Indian Penal Code was registered, he said.
According to the officer, the duo was produced before a local court, which remanded them into judicial custody till March 3.
This is published unedited from the PTI feed.