Gilbert Niyitanga, 20, and Cyiza Jean Claude, 19, were arrested red-handed in Bukomeza Village, Nkanga Cell of Sake Sector at about 10:30p.m. with the stolen motorcycle registration number RE908Z, Bajaj Boxer, and the bicycle.
They were at the time attempting to hide the motorcycle and bicycle in the bush, Superintendent of Police (SP) Hamdun Twizeyimana the Police spokesperson for the Eastern region, said.
"Niyitanga and Cyiza stole the motorcycle and bicycle and were at the time hiding them in the bush, but fortunate enough, security personnel on the night patrol saw them that night.
Following their arrest, they were cooperative and disclosed that they stole them the previous day and were in the process of getting buyers," SP Twizeyimana said.
They were handed over to RIB at Zaza station for further legal process.
Article 166 of law determining offences and penalties in general states that; any person convicted of theft is liable to imprisonment for a term of not less than one (1) year and not more than two (2) years and a fine of not less than Rwf1 million and not more than Rwf2 million, community service in a period of six (6) months or only one of these penalties.
In article 167, the penalty for theft doubles if the offender committed the crime through burglary, climbing or possession of keys other than the owner; the theft is carried out during the night or the theft is carried out by more than one (1) person.