Two minors held for theft, 14 bikes seized
PANVEL: The Panvel police have detained two minors for stealing motorcycles within the Panvel city police station jurisdiction.
Following instructions by Navi Mumbai police commissioner Prabhat Ranjan to curb motorcycle thefts in Panvel region, the recently appointed senior police inspector of Panvel police station,
Sunil Bajare for med a special squad t o check t he menace.
The squad includes police sub-inspector Bhushan Shinde and several police personnel.
Bajare said, “In the past one week, the squad kept a watch at Panvel railway station, bus stand and other such public places. They also activated the informer network to gather further information.”
Bajare said, “The squad has managed to get hold of two minors who were i nvolved in stealing 10 motorcycles in Panvel city police jurisdiction, in recent times. We have recovered all the 10 bikes.”
He added, “We have also recovered four more bikes f rom them and are investigating from where they were stolen. We are also investigating how the minors sourced the duplicate keys and whom they intended to sell them to.”
“We will continue to keep a check on bike t hefts and ensure more gangs involved in the crime are brought to book,” added Bajare.
The squad has managed to get hold of two minors who were involved in stealing 10 motorcycles under Panvel city police jurisdiction. We have recovered all the 10 bikes
SUNIL BAJARE senior police inspector, Panvel