Man robbed of gold, cash and Iphone among other items


Investigations are being conducted into a robbery which occurred about 14:15hrs. on June 26, 2016, committed on 47- year- old Shan Goasu of Regent Street, Georgetown.


Goasu was heading to Georgetown in a taxi when the incident occurred at No. 2 Village, West Coast Berbice (WCB).


Investigations so far have revealed that two other persons who committed the act were in the vehicle.


According to the police, while at No. 2 Village, WCB, the driver drove the taxi along a lonely road, when one of the suspects choked him and relieved him of one gold chain, one gold ring, $300,000.00 cash (GC), one Iphone, a Passport and $2500 Suriname dollars.


The matter was reported at the Blairmont Police Station and the police acting upon information, arrested two men at Church View International Hotel, at Main Street, New Amsterdam.


A search was conducted on the men during which, $200,000.00 cash (GC), $2500 Suriname dollars, one Iphone, a passport and a bag containing clothing which belongs to Shan Goasu were found.


The suspects are in police custody assisting with the investigations.


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