Police arrested 89 bike racers and seized 30 fancy bikes on the out skirts of Gandipet this morning.
Police said the bikers were conducting an illegal bike race and also terrorizing the motorists on the highway. 'All of them are students who had come to participate in a bike race announced by an illegitimate organizers' said the police.
Last week police seized 30 bikes on ORR - second stretch of 35 kms which was banned. Bike and motor racing has become a hobby for some but dangerous and life threatening for others' said the police.
It may be recalled that prominent children of celebrities like Mohammed Azharuddin, film star Kota Srinivas, Mahbubnagar MLA Koti Reddy Venkat Reddy etc have been killed in the motor and bike races on the ORR and Gandhipet high way circuits.