Cops get better motorbike after 88-km chase, two teens held
With the assist of a GPS established in a motorbike, a police crew and the bike owner tracked and nabbed youth who stole the motorcycle after an 88-km chase within the wee hours of Sunday. It grew to become out that one of the suspects becomes the classmate of the proprietor.
It all started at around 4 am on Sunday when Pushparaj, 19, a resident of Ayanavaram, noticed that his new Pulsar NS 200, which charges round `1. Five lakh, parked in front of his residence became missing. “I awakened to drop my father on the railway station and I observed that the motorcycle was missing,” Pushparaj, who works in the automobile parking space of a Metrorail station, informed Express.
Pushparaj had hooked up a GPS-enabled security machine inside the motorcycle and said he got an alert on his cellphone at 3 am via the system for the reason that thieves had reputedly damaged the aspect lock and commenced the bike without inserting the key. But because the cell smartphone turned into on silent mode he did no longer observe.
Pushparaj and certainly one of his buddies commenced tracking the motorbike using the GPS place and at the way observed a night patrol crew and sought assistance. Inspector E Rajeshwari of Secretariat Colony police station stated they hired an autorickshaw to track the thieves and deputed SI Shanmugasundaram and constable Prabhu in conjunction with Pushparaj.
“The GPS location become at Thiruvanmiyur and headed toward the ECR,” said Shanmugasundaram. Though the motorbike was shifting at around 150 kmph, the thieves halted at places like Neelankarai, Mahabalipuram, and Vengambakkam, which helped the group. “They ultimately stopped close to Koovathur bus stand at round 7.30 am. They have been smoking ganja whilst we nabbed them,” stated Rajeshwari. But whilst Pushparaj saw the 2 thieves, he realized that one of them, Meghasurya, became his schoolmate. “I could not believe my eyes. He studied with me till Class nine and dropped out because he turned into concerned in clashes between college students,” stated Pushparaj. Meghasurya advised police he did no longer know it become his former schoolmate’s motorbike.
Meghasurya and the alternative suspect, Vinoth Kumar, are each 19 and residents of Pulianthope. Police said whilst the 2 were escaping with the motorbike, that they had snatched cell telephones from people and a handbag. “They stated they’d managed to promote one of the cellphones and taken ganja with that money,” said Rajeshwari.