Bengaluru: The Bengaluru Central Crime Branch (CCB) on Tuesday arrested a person for speeding during lockdown, after a video of him touching speeds of nearly 300 kmph on the Electronic city flyover went viral on social media.

According to Joint Commissioner of Police (Crime), Sandeep Patil, the rider was traced, and his Yamaha 1000 cc bike seized.

According to the police, the viral video was uploaded on July 5, on the Instagram handle, bluebeast46.

It has so far been viewed by more than 9,000 people on the platform. The handle had also posted similar videos in the past.

The CCB police have registered a case and handed it over to the Bengaluru Traffic police for further investigation.

Bengaluru has been under a strict lockdown since July 15 in light of the rise in COVID-19 cases.