BANDUNG - Directorate of General Criminal Investigation (Ditreskrimum) of West Java Regional Police secured as many as 11 suspects of motor vehicle thieves by falsifying a Vehicle Number Certificate (STNK) to obscure the status of vehicle ownership.
West Java Regional Police Chief Inspector General. Pol. Drs. Rudy Sufahriadi said 42 units of four-wheeled vehicles of various types had been stolen by the suspects by opening the door of the vehicle using a fake key.
In doing the mode, the suspect falsified vehicle registration by deleting vehicle data listed on the original vehicle registration using sandpaper then typed on the laptop and then printed.
"STNK is colored by using colored pencils so that it looks original," he told reporters at the West Java Police Headquarters, Monday (11/11/2019).
In addition, there is also a forgery mode for safekeeping and care of evidence issued by the court. The suspect is selling cheap stolen evidence of care documents.
At present the police have secured 11 suspects with the initials AM, SP, MT, AM, US, SD, DT, WJ, KT, ZRN, and SP along with evidence of vehicles from a number of areas. Of the 11 perpetrators, two of them were individual court employees acting as counterfeiters of safekeeping and evidence care.
Meanwhile, West Java Regional Police Direskrimsus Kombes Pol Samudi said the theft of this new mode of theft was successfully revealed since the police arrested the six thieves.
"We are continuing to develop the case so that we can trace and arrest the perpetrators who served as counterfeit STNK," he concluded. Jo