Delhi: Man steals motorcycle to gift it to relatives


New Delhi

A 25-year-old man got arrested after he allegedly stole a motorcycle from Delhi's Sewa Nagar to send it to his native place in Bihar as a Diwali gift for his relatives, police said on Wednesday.

The accused was identified, as Shiv Shankar, a resident of Bihar's Sitamarhi district. He worked at a Dhaba in Kotla Mubarakpur, they said.

On Saturday, the information was received, at KM Pur police station regarding the theft of a motorcycle in Sewa Nagar, the police said.

While scanning the CCTV footage, it showed a man lurking near the motorcycle. After some time, he stole the bike, a senior police officer said.

On Monday, police received information that the bike was about to be sold, near Sewa Nagar Nala.

Soon, a trap was set up to catch the accused and subsequently landed in police net when he came there with the stolen bike, Deputy Commissioner of Police (south) Atul Kumar Thakur said.

During interrogation, the accused said he wanted to send the motorcycle to his native place as a Diwali gift for his relatives, the police said. (PTI)