Jamshedpur, Oct 8: Chakulia police have arrested Prasanjit Mandal of Mahulishole village and Munna Rana of village Jamuna Bhola in connection with vehicle lifting. Four motorcycles and one car were recovered from their hideouts.
Shiv Shankar Prasad of sarhki village under Binpur police station filed a complaint with Chakulia police that his motorcycle bearing registration number WB 3A4 7894 was stolen from Juggitopa village. The west Bengal police across the state border were alerted.
Acting on the alert, the OC Laldih PS (West Bengal) arrested the bike lifters Sudesh Mahto of Taranga village under Chakulia PS and Phani Bhushan Giri of Muniara village under Jambani PS in Qwest Midnapur along with the stolen motorcycle and informed his Chakulia counterpart.
On the information provided by the arrested criminals Prasanjit Mandal of of Mahulisole village under Chakulia PS was also arrested and two more stolen motorcycles were recovered from his possession.
Two more motorcycles, one CBZ and one Passion Pro and a Maruti Suzuki Esteem VXI car bearing registration number WB 34L 5532 were recovered from the house of another accused named by them, Munna Rana of Jamuna Bhola village under Chakulia PS. The Chakulia police have registered a case no 30/16 under Sec 414 IPC dated Oct 8, 2016 in connection with the theft of these vehicles.
The arrested vehicle lifters have informed that the vehicles were stolen from Jubilee Park, Adityapur and Sakchi. Prasanjit Mandal and Munna Rana have been arrested by the police.
The investigation team included SI Vinod Kumar Paswan, SI Prem Prakash, ASI Sachidanand Singh of Chakulia PS and its armed force.