Investigators said, in at least two cases, teenagers with anger management problems were responsible.However, vandalism of vehicles have not gone up in 2017.
"Deputy commissioner of police (zone I) Basavraj Teli said, "Ramnagar in Warje Malwadi and Kothrud were the two affected areas where torching and damaging vehicles were reported.
Such incidents are common in Warje Malwadi, Pimpri, Chinchwad, Vadgaon Dhayari, Dattawadi and Upper Indiranagar in Bibvewadi.
We have promptly identified and arrested the suspects and filed chargesheets against them by invoking stringent sections of the Indian Penal Code.
The suspects have committed the crime under the influence of liquor in most of the cases.