8 motorcycle lifters arrested from Dhaka, Cumilla
Published : Thursday, 10 June, 2021 at 11:41 PM Count : 237
Eight motorcycle lifters including the mastermind have been arrested by the Detective Branch of police.
Besides, 17 stolen motorcycles have been recovered from their possession.
Detectives arrested them conducting drives in Dhaka and Cumilla on Wednesday.
Later, the Chief Metropolitan Magistrate's court in Dhaka placed them on a two-day remand for questioning. The accused are now in police custody.
The arrested accused are Abul Kalam Azad, Rubel, Sagar Mia alias Bhasani, Babu, Afzal Hossain, Rashedul Islam alias Rasel, Faruk Hossain and Helal Hossain.
Detectives said that the arrested motorbike lifters completely change the bodies and colours after lifting the motorcycles. Later, they take these to Chandpur, Cumilla and Noakhali districts.
DB's Deputy Commissioner (Lalbagh Zone) Rajib Al Masud said arrested Faruk is the mastermind of the organised gang of motorcycle lifters. The arrested lifters had been selling the stolen motorbikes for a long time.
Detectives also recovered 12 stolen motorcycles from their possession. These included the brands like Apache, Pulsar, Suzuki, Bajaj, Discovery and Yamaha.