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Jakarta Post

Police arrest motorcycle workshop employees in Tangerang for stealing

  • News Desk

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Mon, June 11, 2018   /   04:28 pm
Police arrest motorcycle workshop employees in Tangerang for stealing Suspects of a theft ring are seen during a press conference at the Jakarta Police special investigations division in 2012. (JP/Wendra Ajistyatama)

A worker at a motorcycle workshop in Tangerang, Banten, has been arrested for allegedly stealing motorcycles.

In addition to arresting the employee, who worked for the workshop's warehouse division, the Benda Police also arrested his colleague, who was allegedly part of the theft plot.

“After an investigation by [the police’s] vehicle document registration center, it was discovered that the license plate of the motorcycle used [by the alleged perpetrator] did not match the motorcycle itself,” police chief Comr. Ubaidilla said as quoted by

After an interrogation, the two alleged perpetrators confessed to stealing a motorcycle in front of an elementary school in Jurumundi, Benda, Tangerang. Based on information from the interrogation, the police then arrested a third individual who allegedly received a stolen motorcycle.

In total, the police seized a T-latch handle key, two vehicle plates, a rear fender, two rear-view mirrors and a toy gun. They also seized three Honda Beat motorcycles with the license plates B-1314-NN, B-6809-GUK and B-6080-VNQ and a black Yamaha R 15 motorcycle with the license plate B-3453-CEO. (acr)