Assam police recovers stolen vehicle hired from Shillong in ‘Hollywood style chase’

Assam police recovers stolen vehicle hired from Shillong in ‘Hollywood style chase’

GUWAHATI | April 11, 2019:

A scene from the 'Fast and Furious' Hollywood movie was enacted in the streets of Assam today when the State Police refused to give up on a 'dramatic' car chase and caught two vehicle thieves only within 57 minutes.

The Assam police successful managed to recover a stolen vehicle, hired from Shillong with the registration number — ML-05-Q-8634, in record time today.

According to the police, two people hired a car from Meghalaya state capital today and as they approached Baihata, they assaulted the driver and stole the car.

Meanwhile, the owner of the vehicle immediately approached the state police on Twitter.

Without delay, the social media team of the state police coordinated with Baihata PS police and recovered the car in a 'Hollywood style chase', in 57 mins.

The 'overjoyed' owner of the vehicle, Sumit Bajoria took to Twitter to thank the Assam Police for their active and well-coordinated effort in catching the thieves in record time.

He further tweeted " For all those who think it is a waste to install a GPS device, in a car or bike, needs to take a look at this thread. A working GPS device which can be tracked in realtime, in the hands of a professional law enforcement agency like @assampolice can help you recover in record time."

Meanwhile, DGP, Kuladhar Saikia tweeted, "Congratulations to social media team of Assam Police and personnel of Baihata Police Station of Kamrup Police for their daredevil act of rescuing the vehicle in record time. This strengthens once again our commitment to be with the people at the time of need."

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