If you are in Bengaluru and have lost your vehicle in 2017, you can head to Yelahanka's property parade right now to recover it. Bengaluru police is displaying over 1000 vehicles found by the police department in 2017 in an exhibition at the Gandhi Krishi Vignan Kendra grounds in Yelahanka.
Anyone who has lost their vehicles in 2017 can visit the ground and identify their lost vehicles to collect. The vehicles included are only two wheelers. Those who have lost a vehicle can visit the ground, request to meet the local police station officer where they lost the vehicle, who would then guide them through the process of recovering their vehicle.
1180 vehicles recovered in this year by Bengaluru Police are on display at the grounds. Police Commissioner T Suneel Kumar was present at the inauguration function held at the property parade.
The property parade is being held for the first time ever by Bengaluru Police in an attempt to return lost vehicles to their owners. "So far around 20 vehicles have been returned. We are here till the evening waiting for people to come pick up their vehicles," said Manjegowda, a police officer at Yelahanka New Town Police Station.
"We have received a good response as people have come to claim their lost vehicles. Otherwise, these vehicles would simply be sitting at the police stations ", said Munianjaneya, a police official.
He also advised people to double lock their vehicles especially while leaving them in public parking spots like Metro parking. "People should be careful while parking vehicles outside someone's house or in public parking spots. Over 5000 vehicles are stolen in Bengaluru every year," he added.