Addressing a press conference on Friday, ACP (central) Ramneesh Choudhary said SHO of Division No. 2 police station inspector Gurpreet Singh along with a police party arrested the accused from a naka set up at Isa Nagri on Thursday. The accused was crossing the area riding a motorcycle. The police stopped him for questioning. However, the police found that the motorcycle he was riding was stolen and the accused had put up a fake number on it.
Following his interrogation, the police also recovered four more motorcycles which he had dumped in a vacant plot at Humbran road.
The ACP said the accused was a habitual offender and facing trial in three more cases of vehicle lifting.
Inspector Gurpreet Singh said the accused possessed a bunch of motorcycle keys and used to steal them from crowded places. The police produced him before a court on Friday, which remanded him in two-day police custody.