Bhubaneswar: Police have apprehended a bike lifter from the Badagada area in the state capital and recovered two bikes from his possession.
The accused has been identified as Jitendra Palai of Sasanpada under Niyali police station limits in Cuttack district.
Reportedly, the matter came to the fore after one Kamal Kumar Bhoi lodged a complaint with the Badagada police station regarding bike theft. According to his complaint, the accused has stolen his bike from Garage Chakk On May 12.
Acting on the complaint, police registered a case (181/21) and arrested the accused. The cops also recovered two bikes from his possession. The accused has been forwarded to court, sources informed.