Bike hits KSRTC bus; Driver identifies his stolen bike and nabs thief
Udayamperoor: A thief who tried to escape with a stolen bike met with a road accident here on Thursday. Interestingly, the bike which the thief stole collided with a KSRTC bus and the driver of the bus was the owner of the bike.
The thief encountered the owner of the bike on Thursday evening near Nadakkavu at Udayamperoor. The bike hit the rear side of KSRTC and skidded off the road. Biju Ani Xavier, the KSRTC bus driver, noticed his stolen bike while trying to help the man who met with the accident.
As he was confident that it was the same bike which went missing from the parking area at Kottayam KSRTC depot, he nabbed the thief and questioned him. The accused was identified as Jijo, a native of Changanassery.
Udayamperoor police reached the spot and took the thief into custody. Police also recovered four mobile phones from the accused.
Later, Udayamperoor police handed over the thief to Kottayam west police. Biju had lodged a complaint with Kottayam police after his bike went missing from the depot.