Nongpoh, May 23: Ri Bhoi District Police from Pillangkata Police Outpost have recovered 9 stolen motorcycles which were stolen from different parts of the district and also from Assam. One person was also arrested in this case.
Police has received several complaints of motorcycles being stolen from different part of the district especially in border areas of Meghalaya and Assam and had started an investigation to nab the culprits.
During the investigation police nabbed one person (name withheld) who is suspected of being involved in the crime. Interrogation led to him revealing the truth after which he also led police personnel to the place where the motorcycles were hidden, police acted on his information and seized the stolen motorcycles from Umsen and Nagrabil village of Ri Bhoi District.
Most of the motorcycles have had their registration numbers tampered with but police have identified them through engine and chasis numbers.
Pillangkata police are on the hunt for others involved in this racket.