Bengaluru: JP Nagar police have arrested a gang of six people, including three minors, for allegedly robbing people and stealing bikes in the City.
Police have seized 23 bikes, 12 mobile phones, and an autorickshaw, worth over Rs. 37 lakh.
Apart from the three minors, the accused are Raghavendra (19), of KR Puram, Bhanuprakash R. (20), of Shantinagar in Hoodi, and Yasin (19) of Vinayakanagar in JP Nagar.
According to police, the gang came on three bikes at 2.50 a.m. on January 10 and kidnapped Minarul Haq, a food delivery agent, near East End Circle. They took Haq’s bike, phone, and Rs. 5,300 in cash.
Deputy Commissioner of Police (South) Harish Pandey formed a special team led by Police Inspector Shyam M., which used CCTV footage to track down the culprits.
They were caught with 23 two-wheelers, including 10 KTM Duke bikes. The gang sold them for Rs. 20,000 to Rs. 40,000 in Kodagu, Bengaluru, and other places. They informed their buyers that they would provide vehicle documents later. Further investigation is on.