Koraput: The district police have been successful in apprehending a five-member gang of bike-lifters with eleven stolen motorcycles and a bicycle seized from their possession.
As per a press note released by the Jeypore Town Police Station (PS), a special team was formed under the direction of Koraput SP to investigate into the series of bike thefts reported from Jeypore town area.
The special police team under the direct supervision of Jeypore SDPO apprehended the accused persons and recovered the stolen bikes.
During course of investigation, the special team conducted several raids in the adjoining districts of Malkangiri and Nabarangpur as well as in Kundra and Baipariguda areas in Koraput district.
The outcome of the raids resulted in the arrests of two major accused persons along with three juveniles while eleven stolen motor-cycles of different makes and models and one bicycle have also been recovered from their possession, the press note stated.
The two main accused persons have been identified as Damru Harijan of Jeypore Sadar PS limits and Rajkumar Pani along with the three juveniles from Sargiguda under Kundra PS limits.