3 held for committing theft of motorbike in Mapusa

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Mapusa: Police arrested three youth including a minor for committing theft of a motorcycle at Kamarkhazan in Mapusa. The duo was remanded to four day police custody while the minor boy was handed over to his parents after following necessary procedures.

According to Mapusa police the incident took place on Wednesday morning at around 10.30 am when the three accused were trying to commit theft of a motorcycle which was parked near the flat of the complainant. Alert neighbours chased the accused after the complainant raised an alarm. Police said that people outside the complex caught the accused and later handed them over to Mapusa police.

During interrogation the accused were identified as Shaidullah Shah (19) and Sumit Kewat (19) and one of their associates who is a minor boy was also taken into custody and the stolen bike was recovered.

Mapusa police registered an offence under Section 279 and 457 of Indian Penal Code. Head constable Arun Salgaonkar is investigating the case.