Reported by Santosh Jagdev
Bhubaneswar, Aug 14:
Commissionerate Police today arrested a bike lifter from Saheed Nagar area in the Odisha capital and recovered nine motorcycles looted by him from different locations in the city.
The looter was identified as 22-year-old Satya Paikaray of Sarana village under Tangi police limits in Khordha district. He was staying at Saheed Nagar area in the city for the last few months.
According to Saheed Nagar police station IIC Deepak Mishra, Paikaray was arrested during the course of an investigation into a motorcycle theft case. On the basis of a bike loot complaint lodged by a youth a few days ago, the police swung into action and recovered the looted bike along with other eight bikes lifted by the accused, he added.
The accused, who has several cases pending against him in various police stations, was forwarded to a local Court here. The police have started further investigation into the matter to unearth the possible link of other criminals in the case.