Mumbai police arrest homeless men for stealing motorcycles, selling them in Aurangabad, Buldhana

Mumbai police have tracked down and arrested two homeless men from Dadar for stealing motorbikes in Kandivali and selling them in Aurangabad and Buldha districts of the state, officials said on Wednesday. Police said they found nine stolen motorcycles during their investigation.

The accused have been identified as Babasaheb Kharrat, 20, and Shankar Majri, 26. Police said the men were living on the sidewalk next to the Swami Narayan temple in Dadar (east) and hailing from Jalgaon.

Police said they are investigating a case that a motorbike was stolen in the afternoon from a service road next to the Western Express highway near Sidham Temple in Kandevi (east) on July 2.

During their investigations, they checked CCTV cameras along the road and focused on the accused. Upon a tip-off from their informants, the two men were arrested.

Police said they sold the stolen motorbikes in Paythan town of Aurangabad and Diolgaon Raja town of Boldana. They added that seven other stolen motorcycles were found.

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