Stolen KSRTC bus from Kottarakkara bus depot located in Kollam
Kollam: A KSRTC bus was reportedly stolen from Kottarakkara bus depot. KSRTC Venad bus with the registration number RAC354(KL-15/7508) was stolen. Later, it was found from Parippally in Kollam after several hours of search by the police.
The bus was brought to Kottarakkara bus depot by 10.30 pm on Sunday after finishing daily service. It was then parked on the road near Municipal office road after completing inspection at the garage. However, when the bus driver arrived the next day to start service he could not find the bus on the spot where he parked. Following this, they inspected the CCTV cameras of the region and found that a man drove the bus towards Kollam region by 1.30 am.
KSRTC employees filed a police complaint on Monday morning. Police conducted widespread search across the district and eventually found the bus abandoned in a ground near Parippally. Police are yet to identify the man responsible for the incident.