Indore: Police on Wednesday arrested a bike thief and recovered eight two-wheelers from his possession.
He stole the vehicles as he wanted to ride different bikes.
Acting on a tip-off, a team of Khajrana police station nabbed Iqbal Sattar from his house in Heena Colony. He first tried to mislead the police but later confessed to his crime. Eight two-wheelers were recovered from him, which he had stolen from Gangwal bus stand, Dawa Bazar, Novelty Market, Jail Road and Heena Palace Colony.
Arvind Singh Tomar, in-charge, of Khajrana police station, said that the accused identified as Iqbal said that he used to steal vehicles for his hobby of riding different vehicles. He is being questioned for other such crimes.
The police are investigating whether he alone committed thefts or some others were involved in the crime.
The accused also runs an office in Dawa Bazaar in the name of providing jobs in factories. The police are investigating the matter and the role of his wife is also being tracked.
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