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The police seized my phone court case. The case went

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The police seized my phone for a court case. The case went to court and was dealt with !ast week! But they say they can't release my phone until the court informs them.
Is this right?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  Jo C. replied 2 years ago.
Hi.
Thank you for your question. My name is ***** ***** I will try to help with this.
If this is an evidential seizure then that is entirely down to the police. It is nothing to do with the courts at all.
If they do refuse to hand it back then you can always complain to the Magistrates Court pursuant to the Police Property Act.
A cheaper and quicker option though is to complain to a more senior officer.
Can I clarify anything for you?
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