Special drive to control bike theft: CoP Dr AS Rao

Mysuru, June 27:- Commissioner of Police Dr A Subramanyeshwara Rao has spoken about the increasing two-wheeler theft in the city.

In a press release, Dr Rao said, “The city has witnessed the motorcycle thefts over the years. Complaints of bike theft filed since 2013 are as follows. 2013 – 378 bikes, 2014 – 334 bikes, 2015 – 340 bikes, 2016 – 414 bikes, 2017 – 305 bikes and 118 bikes in 2018 till date. The bike theft cases have come down this year. Special attention has been taken up to control bike theft,” he added.

“Operation Cheetah and Operation Eagle have been undertaken to solve traffic problems and also avoid bike theft. Police in mufti, under Operation Decoy, have been deployed. Unlocked vehicles at parking lots will be taken into police custody and returned to the concerned person by advising them about the importance of locking the vehicles. CCTV cameras will be installed at key joints.  Theft cases increased in May and June. It will be brought under control,” said the Police Commissioner. (MR/KS).

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