Officials related to the police investigation said that the stolen motorcycles from Dhaka were taken to five districts and sold by members of the thief gang. These are Narayanganj, Noakhali, Munshiganj, Chandpur and Comilla. Palash in Siddhirganj of Narayanganj, Rajan in Noakhali, Rubel in Chandpur and Farooq in Mawa of Munshiganj are involved in the sale of stolen motorcycles. A man sells stolen motorcycles in Laksam, Comilla. But his name is not known.
According to police sources, thieves always target expensive motorcycles. They sell a motorcycle worth 4 lakh taka for 35 to 40 thousand taka. Assistant Commissioner of Mirpur Division of DMP Hasan Muhammad Muhtarim Prothom-aloK said, stolen motorcycles usually run in rural areas.
On questioning Jasim, the police learned that the thieves mainly steal motorcycles from homes that lack security. If there is a special type of lock, they do not pay attention to it.
Shubhra Sen is the founder and chief executive officer (CEO) of motorcycle related website BikeBD.com Prothom-aloKay said, as the sale and use of motorcycles is increasing, so are the incidents of theft. If the punishment of the thieves was confirmed, the theft would have decreased.