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