Inter-state motorcycle lifting gang busted, two arrested

Jamshedpur: An inter-state motorcycle lifting gang were busted with the arrest of two persons and recovery of seven stolen bikes from Chakulia, about 60 kms from here, under Chakulia police station limits today, the police said.

Acting on complaint about theft of two-wheelers for the past few weeks, the police started checking vehicles in the Ghatsila sub-division and arrested two persons Raju Bera alias Rajendra Bera and Lakhan Patro, said Sub-Divisional Police Officer (Ghatsila) Sanjeev Besra.

The subsequent interrogation led the police to recover seven stolen motorcycles from them, he said adding all vehicles were lifted from in and around Jamshedpur and also from the adjoining state of West Bengal.

Further investigations were on to identify and apprehend the other members of the gang, he said.