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Young stunt biker leaves 68-yr-old with fractures

THANE: A 20-year-old biker was once arrested on Saturday, just about two hours after he allegedly lost control of his motorbike whilst appearing stunts and rammed it into a senior citizen on the busy Teen Haath Naka Road in Thane. According to the police, after the incident, the teen, Tanuj Sawant, picked up his motorbike and fled the spot. The Naupada resident was once traced with the help of his stunt footage on social media.

Dharma Shirke (68), a resident of Dharmaveer Nagar, was once waiting at a bus forestall when Sawant got here hurtling towards him on his motorbike, said the police. Passersby said Sawant, who was once appearing stunts, lost control of the motorbike and hit Shirke, injuring him and inflicting a couple of fractures.

Onlookers rushed Shirke to a hospital even as Sawant adolescence lifted himself up and zoomed away. The police was once knowledgeable and a crew led by sub-inspector Aniket Pote reached the spot to lend a hand the locals escort the aged citizen to a nearby hospital. Another police crew began inquiring in regards to the accused, who, locals said, was once an ordinary there, said senior inspector Afzal Pathan. An offence was once registered on the Wagle Estate police station.

Eye-witnesses equipped the police with the accused's description and said that they'd observed the biker take pleasure in dangerous stunts everyday on the stretch and create nuisance. A police crew simultaneously surfed social networking sites for leads, said Pote. "Our officials found the accused's pictures on a Facebook page and tracked down the people who's bikes were seen in the photographs. They identified the accused and gave his address in Naupada," said the officer. The police stuck Sawant from his place of dwelling. "He has confessed to the crime," Pote said.

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