6 more bike thieves fall, 7 stolen bikes recovered PDF Print E-mail
Saturday, 17 September 2011 16:51

Amid the continuous campaign against motorcycle thieves in the city, operatives of the Anti-carnapping Unit led by Insp. Mohamar Mariwa under the supervision of City Police Director Sr. Supt. Edwin De Ocampo arrested six suspects and recovered seven stolen motorcycles at Sunrise Village, Guiwan last Thursday morning up to yesterday.

The suspects were identified as Abdil Abubakar of Divisoria, Behajar Usman of Campo Islam, Rafael Ukkong of Sta. Barbara, Sharinamer Hassim of Guiwan, Abdulajim Kahong of Campo Islam and Limahil Taulan of Talon-Talon.

A police report disclosed the City Police Office’s Ancar Unit swooped on sunrise Village, Guiwan last Thursday morning after they received and information that a stolen motorcycle was spotted in the area.

Upon the arrival of the police, they were able to arrest the six suspects and recovered three stolen motorcycles.

A follow-up operation resulted in the recovery of two other motorcycles in Talon-Talon and two in Campo Islam yesterday.

Police said the suspects were buying stolen motorcycles but some were stolen by themselves.

It was learned that the suspects have the same modus operandi: They sell the stolen motorcycles to buyers from Sulu.

De Ocampo said that Mariwa and his men were already preparing documents for the filing of charges against the suspects. — Dan Toribio Jr.