Chennai: Youth Rides on Rim of Bus Wheel, Police Launch Search After Stunt Video Goes Viral
Youth rides on rim of bus wheel in Chennai (Photo credit: YouTube)

Chennai, November 13: A video of a youngster riding on the rim of a Metropolitan Transport Corporation bus wheel surfaced on Tuesday, after which Tamil Nadu police launched a search. The video of the dangerous stunt went viral on social media on Sunday, triggering a huge public uproar.

In the video, youth is seen on the rim of the back wheel of an MTC bus which was moving at high speed. One of the youth's friend apparently recorded the video of the stunt. Three other youngsters are seen riding on a bike in the viral video. Cops were checking CCTV cameras to get number plate of the bus. Canadian Rapper Jon James McMurray Dies as Plane-Stunt Goes Wrong.

The police were trying to identify the youth who was doing the stunt on the MTC bus and his friends who violated traffic rule in broad daylight. It was not clear whether a complaint was filed in this regard.

In August, a group of students from Presidency College was arrested for brandishing a machete while travelling on the footboard of a crowded government bus.