La Grange Police ranks accused of unlawfully withholding civilian’s vehicle

first_imgAfter 12 months– allege parts stolenEric Scott, who was accused of the possession of illegal ammunition, which Police allegedly found in his motor car on January 4, 2017, has claimed that ranks attached to the La Grange Police Station were refusing to hand over his vehicle for which he was still paying instalments.This was related to Magistrate Annette Singh at the Wales Magistrate’s Court on Thursday who ordered that the Toyota Carina PTT 1753 motor car be returned to its registered owner.Scott appeared on Thursday in relation to an accusation of robbery, but the Virtual Complainant was not present during the proceedings. <<>> understands that the robbery allegedly occurred in July this year.The accused man told Magistrate Singh that Police ranks reportedly informed him that he “can’t get the car”. After Singh enquired, the Police Prosecutor relayed that the prosecution has no objection to the car being returned to Scott as the car did not form part of its case. Scott then said that “almost everything” was missing from his car, but the Magistrate informed him that he would have to take action in the courts on that matter.Scott further noted that he had normally used the car to ‘work taxi’ and he worked in the interior. This publication understands that the car’s amplifier, equaliser, car deck and battery all reportedly went missing within the past year. Meanwhile, his robbery matter was adjourned to March 1, 2018. (Shemuel Fanfair)last_img read more