Maha: One held for vehicle thefts in Raigad district

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Alibaug, Mar 24 (PTI) One person has been arrested for allegedly stealing autorickshaws and two-wheelers in Maharashtra's Raigad district, police said on Wednesday.

The thefts came to light when the police intercepted an autorickshaw travelling from Neral to Karjat on March 21, an official said.

The driver of the vehicle identified as Sandesh Shivaji Borade did not have a licence and registration papers for the autorickshaw, the official said.

Borade was arrested and probe revealed that he had stolen the vehicle from Kalyan in neighbouring Thane district, he said.

The accused admitted to allegedly stealing two autorickshaws and three motorcycles, he said, adding that the police have seized the stolen vehicles. PTI COR ARU ARU