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Bike thief hid stolen bike in well, arrested

NEW DELHI: Where do you expect a stolen bike to be hidden, in abandoned lands or old garages or lonely lanes but Delhi Police has caught a bike thief who used to hide stolen bikes inside a well.

When Dwarka district police whle working on a bike theft case caught the accused Raja, he led them to an agricultural land in Nirmal Vihar. When the police went to trace the stolen bike to the agricultural land, they were shocked to see that the accused had hidden the bike in a surprisingly secret location, a well.

The bike was found stolen from Baba Haridas Nagar in Delhi. According to police, the accused hid the bike in a well to hide it from the eyes of the police until a buyer was to be found. However he was traced near Anaj Mnadi, Najafgarh on a stolen scooty.

"Our team noticed a person riding a white Scooty coming towards them but seeing the police persons and picket checking, he took a U-turn in order to get away from the clutches of policemen. However sensing the instant movement of the suspect, our team chased him for 50 to 60 meters and caught the hold of him," said DCP Dwarka, Anto Alphonse.

The accused is a resident of Najafgarh and a drug addict. Police have found his involvemet in several other cases of bike theft as well.

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