Mysuru, January 11:- A motorcycle rider who tried to escape on being caught by the traffic police during the drive against sub-standard helmets used by two-wheeler riders on ring road near Columbia Asia Hospital on Wednesday, fell off the bike and injured himself.
Shafiulla, 35, a resident of Mandi Mohalla is the injured. Shafiulla who is seriously injured has been admitted to Columbia Asia Hospital for treatment.
N R Traffic Police were inspecting the riders who were not wearing ISI marked helmets. The citizens who staged a protest alleged that the police were creating fear among the vehicle riders, thus resulting in freak accidents. Traffic was disrupted for more than half an hour. N R Police have registered a complaint.