Kerala: A youth sought help from the police, but was arrested on charges of theft ProIQRA News

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Officers checked the registration number of the motorcycle and found out the owner’s name and address. (File photo: News18)

City Police Commissioner R Aditya praised the officers for their vigilance and presence of mind.

  • News 18 Malayalam Trivandrum
  • Last Updated:June 29, 2022, 21:59 IST
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A young man was arrested on charges of stealing a motorcycle to help police start it. The incident took place a few days ago in the Kokla area of ​​Thrissur town in Kerala. At around 1pm, civil police officers found a young man repairing a motorcycle on the road at Thrissur East Station, a night patrol team comprising KV Bannu and H Muhammad Rafi. The two approached the man and offered to help.

“The bike is not starting. So I’m trying to fix it. I can fix it myself. It would be nice if you could offer to push the car,” the young man asked the police. Replied to

However, police officials thought the problem could be due to some problems with the two-wheeler key. When they checked, they found no key. So he asked, “Where is the key?” The young man nodded and replied that he was lost somewhere.

However, officers found the young man’s behavior suspicious. So they stopped repairing and started questioning the youth. He was soon taken into custody because he was skeptical of the answers. Officers checked the registration number of the motorcycle and found out the owner’s name and address.

During this time, all the statements of the youth proved to be false. Amal Raja, a young man from Kothaparmbo near Kodinglore in the district, later confessed to the theft. He had robbed a bike parked near a building in Thrissur.

City Police Commissioner R Aditya praised the officers for their vigilance and presence of mind.

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