Colour of getaway car not enough for police to go on

– Felix says of Harriram murder probe

Within 30 minutes of the shooting to death of teenager Ashmini Harriram, police knew the colour of the car the killer had escaped in, but according to former police commissioner Winston Felix setting up roadblocks with a view to intercepting it would have been pointless if they did not have the licence plate number and details of the suspect.

Based on what this newspaper was told, all the police had to work with was the colour of the car. There were reports that the licence plate on the vehicle was covered and no one at that point had any details about what the shooter looked like. The surveillance camera on a nearby building was unable to pick up anything useful. …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

Join the Conversation

After you comment, click Post. If you're not already logged in you will be asked to log in or register.

The Comments section is intended to provide a forum for reasoned and reasonable debate on the newspaper's content and is an extension of the newspaper and what it has become well known for over its history: accuracy, balance and fairness. We reserve the right to edit/delete comments which contain attacks on other users, slander, coarse language and profanity, and gratuitous and incendiary references to race and ethnicity. We moderate ALL comments, so your comment will not be published until it has been reviewed by a moderator.