Two Nigerian National arrested,3 SUVs,2 bikes,Worth Rs.65 Lakhs Recovered by Yelahanka police

Pramesh S Jain.Yogesh K Porwar

Enrolled as foreign students.But engaged in crime !Stealing vehicles,Doing drugs.All the way from Nigeria.And far away Libya! Now languish in prison,With expired visa! Kudos to our team For tracking and cracking the case! – CK Baba DCP Northeast.

The Yelahanka police on Wednesday arrested  two Foreign Nationals who have robbed two brand new cars from the KIA showroom after threatening the security guard with a chopper in the wee hours of February 24th this year.

The accused has been identified as,Saifi Edden Guma Taher Be Hmaid,27,from Libya and his associate John Nero,25 from Kenya.

Senior officer told media persons,Based on the complaint,CK Baba,DCP,Northeast formed a special team headed by R Jayaram,ACP, under the leadership of police inspector KP Sathyanarayana and his team swung into action and based on CCTV footage and with the help of GPS fixed in the SUVs the team zeroed in on the suspects.

During investigation the accused confessed the crime and it was revealed that the duo are addicted to drugs and in order to arrange money for their vices they started stealing the brand new vehicles from the showroom and sell it to their customers who are also foreigners living in other states.

The duo has come to the city on Student Visa in 2017 and enrolled in Annamalai University as distance learning course in Master in Political science and BE electrical engineering.

With their arrest the police cracked seven vehicle theft cases and recovered three SUVs and two bikes worth Rs.65 lakh from them.

The duo have been booked under Foreigners Act for staying illegally in India and we have taken both the accused into custody to ascertain their network and further investigation is on.

Finally Bengaluru Police Commissioner,Kamal Pant has appreciated Addl CP East,S Murugan,DCP Northeast,CK Baba,ACP,Yelahanka Sub-Division,R Jayaram,PI,KP Sathyanarayana and his crime staff has been appreciated for the exemplary and commendable job done by them in tracking and cracking the SUV theft case accused and a suitable reward will be given to the team he added.