162 bikes found, public asked to contact cops

Himalayan News Service

Kathmandu, May 28:

The Valley Traffic Police Office (VTPO), Ramshahpath, and three other district police offices in the Valley have found a total of 162 abandoned motorcycles from different parts of the Valley. "These motorcycles were found in a neglected condition. As no one has come to claim them, they might have been stolen at some time," said deputy inspector general of police, Ashok Kumar Shrestha. He said there were four motorcycles without number plates, 73 in a dilapidated condition, while 25 were taken under custody for action, but no one has come to claim any of the bikes.

The Kathmandu District Police Office recovered 34 such motorcycles, Lalitpur District Police Office discovered 14, Bhaktapur district police offices discovered four, and Lainchaur Ward Police Office eight. Police have requested those persons who have lost their motorcycles to come to the Valley traffic police office and contact DSP Govinda Niraula and inspector Sanubabu Thapaliya. The Crime Investigation Branch of the Valley police said it has also recovered eight television sets worth Rs 27,500, six computer sets worth Rs 49,000 and 19 cameras worth Rs 7,000. Police officials said these goods were seized during raids.