Kochi: The Palarivattom police on Wednesday arrested two persons on charge of motorcycle-borne robberies at the petrol bunks in the city.
The arrested were identified as Shanu Suresh, 47, of Cherthala and Vishnu, 23, of Kanichukulangara.
According to police. the duo used to visit the petrol bunks on a new generation motorbike in the guise of filling fuel and then snatch the cash bag from the employees after threatening them with a knife.
An investigation into the theft occurred at a petrol bunk at Palarivattom in May this year led to the arrest of the accused. The cops had examined several CCTV visuals and conducted investigation for almost six months before the accused were arrested by a team led by Palarivattom Station House Officer S. Sanal.
Shanu Suresh is currently lodged in Poojappura Central Jail in a criminal case registered by Arthungal Police while Vishnu was produced before the court on Wednesday....