Gang of bike thieves busted; 1 held, 14 motorcycles seized

Gang of bike thieves busted; 1 held, 14 motorcycles seized

Police officials address mediapersons in Ludhiana on Saturday. Tribune photo

Tribune News Service

Ludhiana, September 18

The Ludhiana police claimed to have busted a vehicle thieves’ gang and nabbed one of its members. The police recovered 14 motorcycles from him.

The accused has been identified as Sunny Kapoor, a resident of Gill Colony, Lohara. The other three members of the gang, who are yet to be arrested, have been identified as Inderjit Singh of Kabir Nagar, Mohan Lal of New Aman Nagar, and Amandeep Singh Girdhari of New Gurpal Nagar.

ADCP Jaskiranjit Singh Teja said the police got information that a member of the vehicle thieves’ gang was roaming in the city on a stolen bike. Accordingly, the police stopped a bike-borne person at a naka and arrested him. During interrogation, the accused confessed that he, along with his three gang members, had stolen several motorcycles in the recent past. On his disclosure, the police recovered 13 more motorcycles which the accused had kept at various places in the city.

ADCP Teja said other gang members would be arrested soon.

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