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Man allegedly steals neighbor’s motorcycle using duplicate key

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    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Tue, July 3, 2018 | 01:59 pm
Man allegedly steals neighbor’s motorcycle using duplicate key A man has been arrested for allegedly stealing his neighbor's motorcycle in Tambora, West Jakarta. (Shutterstock/-)

A man was arrested on Monday for allegedly stealing his neighbor's motorcycle in Kalianyar, Tambora, West Jakarta, on Saturday.

According to Tambora Police chief Comr. Iver Son Manossoh, the suspect allegedly stole the motorcycle using a duplicate key that he had made when he borrowed the motorcycle on a previous occasion.

"One day before the theft, he borrowed his neighbor's motorcycle," Iver said as quoted by kompas.com

He added that the neighbor reported a theft to the police as soon as he realized that his motorcycle was missing.

The police then arrested the suspect at his home, not far from his neighbor's residence.

"The suspect immediately admitted to his crime following the arrest," Iver said.

He allegedly hid the stolen motorcycle under Kalijodo Bridge in North Jakarta.

"The suspect is due to be charged under article 363 of the Criminal Code bill with a seven-year prison sentence," Iver added. (rfa)

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