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Why was it confiscated?
I need the information I asked for.
Were you arrested?
The difficulty with this is that your powers of recovery depend on their powers of seizure. I imagine that this was seized because they're saying it was used in the course of a criminal act and if so they have powers under the police and criminal Evidence Act to seize and retain until the trial is heard.
That is not to say that you cannot negotiate with the officers for the recovery of your property but you do not have the right to demand it.
In the long run they will return it.
Can I clarify anything for you?
They may return it now. It depends if they want to exhibit it.
If you don't know which officer is dealing with it then the only option is to go to the station.
No, if the police want to exhibit it.