Raipur: Khamtarai police on Monday arrested a juvenile from Sanyasipara area for allegedly setting afire two bikes in the neighbourhood on the intervening of October 8-9 last. The accused has since confessed him crime.
According to police, bike owner P Sharad Babu of Sanyasipara had lodged a complaint in Khamtarai police station on October 9 stating that unidentified miscreant has set afire his both bikes, a Bajaj Discover CG04-CX-3416 and a Honda Dream Yuga CG04-HQ-3396, on the night before while they were parked as usual outside the house.
He further stated that the incident has caused him a loss of Rs 50000. Following his complaint, police had filed an offence under Section 435 IPC against unidentified accused and following investigation into the case, which included minute analysis of CCTV recordings of the vicinity, led police to the suspect.
While initially the teenager refused to have set afire those bikes, he ultimately confessed his crime after being confronted with undeniable CCTV recordings. The teenager was later taken to court from where he had been sent to the juvenile home.