Hyderabad: The Abids police on Wednesday apprehended a juvenile who was allegedly involved in 18 bike thefts and his associate who bought the stolen bikes from him. Police recovered 19 bikes worth Rs 10 lakh from him.
The 17-year-old boy works at a cell phone repair shop, and his associate, Mohammed Sabher Quadri, 20. The police, said, the juvenile boy was apprehended while he was moving suspiciously on a bike. When grilled, he confessed to stealing bikes. He was involved in theft cases registered at Begum Bazaar, Saifabad, Punjagutta, Mangalhat and Charminar.
, the police stations, among others. Quadri was arrested for purchasing three stolen bikes from him. He stole bikes from parking areas in thinly populated areas in the night, police said.