Bandung Police Smash Motorcycle Theft Gang

Police in Bandung arrested six members of a motorcycle theft gang in an effort to crackdown on crime in the area, a police spokesman said Friday, May 12.

The suspects have been identified by the initials UD, OPK and AD. Police had earlier arrested US, II and USW.

Yusri Yunus, head of the Police Public Relations unit, said police are targeting theft rings in Bandung and Garut, West Java.

“This gang is responsible for 52 [incidents] of motorcycle theft,” Yusri said, as reported by Okezone.

Police officers recovered nine motorcycles and several mobile phones.

“Currently investigations are underway in the search of other evidence,” he said.

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Erin Cook is an Australian expat in Indonesia.