Itanagar, May 3: In a major success, city police has busted a gang of bike lifters, arresting three of its members and recovered five stolen motorcycles from their possession. Officer-in-charge of Nirjuli police station SI Techi Nega said that the gang of bike lifters has been arrested by the police under the supervision of SDPO Naharlagun M Bui and SP Capital Complex Sagar Singh Kalsi, thereby solving two separate theft cases registered at the Nirjuli PS. The accused have been identified as Yurum Tayum (25), Yurum Nillo of Tani Hapa, Pichola (Banderdewa), James Lamgyu (21) Tira Lamgyu of Emi village (Nirjuli) and Sanu Sharma (19) K B Sharma, P-Sector, Nirjuli.
The recoveries included one each Royal Enfield, FZS Yamaha and R15 Yamaha which was reduced to scrap. Two more motorcycles including one scooty and one R15 Yamaha suspected to have been stolen were also recovered during the course of investigation. All the arrested persons have been produced before the CJM court at Yupia and have been remanded to judicial custody, the OC said.