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.