Notorious bike lifter arrested 19 stolen bikes worth Rs.9 lakhs recovered

Dr B Thomas (Special correspondent)

The K R Puram police on Sunday arrested a 21-year-old bike lifter and recovered 19 bikes worth Rs.9 lakh from him.

The ac cused Shoib Khan,from Devasandra used to move around the residential area to identify bikes parked in front of the house and steal them.

The accused would break the handlocks and take away the bikes.He wold ride the bikes for few days before selling it to people for throwaway prices without documents.

Based on series of complaints,the police analyzed the cctv footage before zeroing in on Shoib said a senior officer.