Three youths held from Bhiwandi for stealing bikes
BHIWANDI: Three youths were arrested a week ago when they were about to sell the two-wheeler which they had stolen. The accused have been identified as Adil Abdul Hamid Ansari, 21, Abdul Rahim Abdul Qayum, 26, and Javed Takih Khan, 28.
All are Bhiwandi residents. The anti-chain snatching team got a tip-off and they formed a team to arrest the accused. The trio was about to come to sell the bike Khandupada area when they were caught.
A police officer from the anti- chain snatching squad said: “The accused are historysheeters and they have many cases of bike thefts, house breakins and others.”
“We have seized more than 11 bikes and we came to know that the trio was involved in a house break- in. All the three accused do odd jobs and they are school dropouts. We have recovered more than Rs4 lakh cash from the accused,” said the police officer.