The motorcycle, TVS registration number RF 436H, was recovered from the suspected thief identified as Frederick Rusanganwa, 38, who was arrested red-handed in Gakoni Village, Kamabuye, Cell in Shyara Sector.
The Police spokesperson for the Eastern region, Superintendent of Police (SP) Hamdun Twizeyimana, said that the motorcycle was stolen at about 6pm, in Ngarama Sector.
"The owner of the motorcycle had parked it in Kanzenze, Ntarama Sector, where it was stolen at about 6pm. Fortune enough, the motorcycle had a GPS. It was tracked and recovered in the house of Rusanganwa at about 8:30pm, located in Gakoni Village, Shyira Sector, where the suspect was also arrested. He was handed over to RIB at Ruhuha station," SP Twizeyimana said.
The spokesperson reiterated the importance of installing GPS in motorcycles for easy tracking, when stolen.
In September and August, Police recovered two stolen motorcycles in Gatsibo District, where suspected thieves were also arrested.
Another motorcycle was recovered in July in Gahanga Sector, Kicukiro District.
Two other stolen motorcycles were recovered in January in Nyagatare and Bugesera districts, where suspected thieves were also arrested.