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Bangalore: 300 km/h ride video goes viral; biker arrested

One person was arrested in Bangalore and his Yamaha R1 superbike seized after a viral video of the rider doing close to 300 km/h surfaced online. The Bengaluru Central Crime Branch (CCB) have registered a case and handed it over the Bangaluru Traffic Police for further action.

It is said that the video was uploaded to an Instagram account by the name of bluebeast46 on 5th July. The video shows the biker navigating through traffic at high speed and at times clocking 299 km/h on a flyover.  The account was known to have previously uploaded such videos as well.

The Yamaha R1 is powered by a 998cc, 4-cylinder engine that is rated at 197 BHP and 112 Nm. 

 
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