Bengaluru: Man robbed bikes to impress his girlfriend
A 24-year-old Wasim Akram, who was on a bike-stealing spree, was arrested by the city police on Wednesday. The accused was arrested by the KG Nagar police while riding a stolen bike.
According to the police, Akram, a resident of Sarabandepalya in Banashankari would steal bikes and go for long rides on Mysore road along with his lady love.
In order to impress ahis girlfriend and to win her heart, Akram who works as a mechanic boasted that he belongs to a wealthy family and is a son of a businessman. While another accused identified as
The accused stole bikes from JJ Nagar, Vijaynagar, Byatarayanapura, Cubbon Park, Banashankari, Kalasipalya, Ashoknagar, Thilaknagar and KS Layout police limits.
What resulted in most of the bike thefts was the carelessness of the victims as they would leave the ignition keys behind and left vehicles without installing safety features like theft alarms.