Stolen Vehicles Shipped From Reunion To Madagascar
14 September 2012 - lexpress.mu
Arrest of the alleged mastermind of a network of car thieves in Reunion. Since 2010, these cars are being shipped in container and the Big Island.
Trafficking in stolen vehicles is between La Reunion and Madagascar has come to light. The investigation of a Reunion, aged forty years, suspected of being the head of a network operating in theft and burglary car in the eastern part of the island, between St. Benedict and Sainte-Suzanne, has shed light on seven containers of vehicles from suspicious shipped to the Big Island between November 2010 and January 2012.
The noose is tightening around the alleged mastermind when investigators got their hands on a stolen BMW 3 Series and Nissan in the shipment. Sold on the Malagasy territory and registered, these used vehicles are difficult to trace.
An acquisition of sixteen vehicles between 2011 and February 2012, the case is complicated by the Reunion slammed like pulling the strings in this juicy business.
Taken in the nets laid by the police, she was placed in custody after being heard by the prosecution, in the month of May.
In addition to the robbery and car traffic, purchases of appliances through NSF aggravate his case. Department stores have been bamboozled into his son entangled. According to investigations conducted by the police, these devices were sent to Madagascar for resale.
To confuse the police, the Reunion has colluded with her brother. The latter would be responsible for sending the containers in which were hidden stolen vehicles and appliances, ripped off by scam.
Stuck after being unmasked, the chap has also been brought to justice. An individual, apparently in cahoots with the alleged sponsor is found sitting on a powder keg. He is believed to be the right arm of the latter when the police located 400 telephone calls.
For the purposes of the investigation, a judge went to Madagascar. That's when he got his hands on some of the appliances in the home of a relative of the defendant.
On Tuesday, the defense made an application for bail was rejected by the court. To whitewash the offending forties said he did not know the origin of it exported vehicles.