Mangaluru, May 27, 2018: The city police have busted a bike lifting racket with the arrest of eight persons including five students of Kerala origin. The students are between 16 and 18 years of age. Police have seized a car and three bikes from them.
As many as 25 two-wheelers have been reported stolen from the city in the past three month period proving a head ache for the police department which had formed a separate team under the leadership of Bunder inspector Yogish. The team which was investigating the case gathered clues that the bike lifters were from Kerala. Initially, the police had apprehended one person. The remaining were arrested based on the revelations made by him.