Arusha police arrest 36 people, recover 64 stolen motor cycles

29Apr 2021
The Guardian
Arusha police arrest 36 people, recover 64 stolen motor cycles

​​​​​​​From January to April this year the police in Arusha Region have arrested 36 people, whose name have not been disclosed, who are allegedly to engage themselves with motorcycle thefts whereby 64 stolen motor cycles from various areas within and outside the region were recovered.

Arusha Regional Police Commander Justine Masejo.

Arusha Regional Police Commander Justine Masejo said on April 8 this year a vehicle belonging to WUYI CO. LTD, a Chinese company, with Reg. T381 DMA that had been stolen from the firm’s camp in Ngorongoro District  and was found at Valeska village, Makiba Ward in Arumeru District. 

Masejo said they conducted operations in various areas in the region and seized stolen goods including TV sets, an electricity generator, an HP laptop and an Epson printer.

He said initial investigations they found out that the motorcycles were used in various criminal incidents, hence the police were continuing with   operations on criminal gangs engaged in housebreaking and armed robberies.

In regard to the stolen Chinese vehicle, the RPC said when they received the report they made a follow up and managed to seize it and managed to arrest  three suspects.

He also called upon the people whose motor cycles were stolen to go nearest police stations for identification.

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