§ MAJOR H. F. BOWLES (Middlesex, Enfield)
I beg to ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department on what grounds Kitchener, after he had been tried at the Middlesex Sessions on 27th 1520 November, 1897, and acquitted of the charge of having stolen £15 from Shepherd, was, by an order of Sir John Bridge, only allowed £5 of the £20 found in his box, the other £15 going to the prosecutor Shepherd?
§ THE SECRETARY OF STATE FOR THE HOME DEPARTMENT
A summons was taken out by Kitchener under the provisions of the Police (Property) Act, 1897, for the recovery of the money referred to, which was in the possession of the Police, and the Magistrate, after hearing evidence, decided that Kitchener established his claim only to the extent of £4 19s. 4d., and that £15 belonged to Shepherd.