A 30-year-old stranded bakery worker in desperation to return back home stole a bike to get back to his home in Thanjavur. Upon his arrival, he learnt that the owner of the vehicle had identified him. So in order to avoid any kind of trouble, he couriered the motorcycle back to the owner.
It is reportedly said that on May 18, V Suresh Kumar (34), a resident of Pallapalayam locality in Sulur, noticed that his bike parked at Kannampalayam Pirivu was not there anymore.
He approached the Sulur Police and registered a complaint.
However, the police officials told him that they would begin the investigation post lockdown as currently they were engaged in the COVID-19 prevention duty. Kumar decided to search his missing motorcycle by himself.
According to the report of Times Of India, Kumar collected footage of the CCTV cameras installed in the area. While examining the footage, he noticed a man taking away his motorcycle.
He transferred that particular video to his mobile phone and began enquiring about the thief’s identity.
A person identified him as Prashanth, a native of Thanjavur district’s Mannargudi, who used to work in a bakery in the same locality where the bike was stolen. Kumar also learnt that Prashanth had returned to his hometown.
The bakery worker and his family were had been stranded in the city for almost two months. He was so desperate to reach home that he stole a motorcycle. After reaching home, he came to know he had been sniffed out by the vehicle owner. He did not want to get into any trouble. So, he couriered the motorcycle to the address mentioned on its registration certificate.
After getting the motorcycle back, Kumar said that he was very happy to get it back and has decided to not go ahead with the case. He also stated that his motorcycle has been returned in good condition.