MIRI – A total of 120 owners of motorcycles and cars stolen around Miri in a four-year period failed to reclaim their vehicles despite having been notified through public notices.
Miri police chief ACP Lim Meng Seah said, the vehicles were recovered by the police after the owners lodged police reports on the theft of their vehicles and the case had been concluded in court.
“From the number, the majority of unclaimed vehicles were 107 motorcycles and 13 cars for criminal cases that occurred in 2012 to 2016,” he told reporters after the the disposal of the vehicles at the Miri Central Police Station, here today.
He said the actual cause of the unclaimed vehicles was unknown but the police had tried to inform the owners to reclaim their vehicles by displaying information on the vehicles at public notice boards but there was no response from the owners.
“Based on the provisions of the law under Section 22 of the Police Act 1967 we dispose properties categorized under the unclaimed properties for recycling,” he said, adding that also disposed today were 1,248 computers used for online gambling which were seized during the same period. – BERNAMA