19 two-wheelers stolen on pretext of test ride recovered, two youth arrested

Express News Service | Published: 26th November 2022 06:40 AM
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BENGALURU:  Two habitual offenders, who were targeting vehicle owners wanting to sell their two-wheelers by posting advertisements online, have been arrested by the North East division police.
The accused would approach the owners and were escaping with the vehicles under the pretext of a test ride. NearlyRs 15 lakh worth stolen two-wheelers have been recovered from the duo.

The accused are identified as Yasin Baig, 22, and Imran Khan, 24, both residents of DJ Halli. The accused were also stealing app-based two-wheelers by not returning them. The accused have stolen two-wheelers in Yelahanka, Banaswadi,Yeshwanthapur, Mahadevapura, Kothanur, Indiranagar, Govindapura, VV Puram, HSR Layout, and Doddaballapura rural police station limits. The police have recovered 19 two-wheelers from the duo.

The accused have been remanded in judicial custody.

Tags : Arrest Bike theft

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