Phulbani, Sep 17: Busting a bike theft racket, the Phiringia police of Kandhamal district arrested six persons and seized 20 motorcycles from their possession today.
According to Phiringia police station IIC, P Shyamsundar Rao, police had detained a youth on Wednesday for riding a bike having no registration number.
During questioning police found that it was a stolen bike and further investigation led to bust the bike theft racket.
Based on the tip-off gathered from the youth, police conducted raids at several places and recovered 20 stolen motorcycles.
Police arrested six members of the racket and forwarded them to court today.