Bhubaneswar, July 12: Laxmisagar police today busted a motorcycle theft racket and arrested three persons in this connection. Police have also seized seven stolen motorcycle from their possession.
The accused have been identified as Rabi Behera, Mahesh Sahoo and Samal Singh. Police said that the trio was held near Jharapada on Saturday evening during vehicle checking on weekend shutdown.
“The motorcycle in which they were travelling did not have a number plate which raised suspicion. Later we interrogated him and they confessed that the motorcycle was a stolen one. Subsequently we recovered the stolen motorcycles. The gang was involved in number of motorcycle theft cases in Bhubaneswar and its adjoining areas,” said a police official.