1 held, 7 motorcycles recovered

Staff Reporter

Coimbatore: Special teams of the Coimbatore City Police arrested a “habitual” two-wheeler lifter and ex-convict, and recovered seven stolen motorcycles from him worth Rs 2.64 lakh.

Following incidents of two-wheeler theft, City Police Commissioner, K.C. Mahali and Deputy Commissioner of Police (Crime and Traffic), K. Shanmugavel formed special teams.

The teams led by Assistant Commissioner, M. Annadurai arrested a suspect during a vehicle check on Monday.

The suspect was identified as Binu Dinesh (20) of Palakkad in Kerala residing at Majid Colony in the city.

Inquiries revealed that he had already been imprisoned for two-wheeler theft. Police recovered vehicles stolen in Selvapuram, Kuniamuthur, Podanur and Puliakulam.

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