Police recovers stolen taxi at Mahaicony


Police have recovered a white Toyota Fielder wagon stolen a day ago from a 60-year-old taxi driver at Victoria, East Coast Demerara (ECD).

Police in a statement said the car was found at the Mahaicony Drill-Access Road, ECD without its rear view mirrors and music set missing.

Police had reported that the taxi driver of Parika, East Bank Essequibo was robbed at gunpoint of the car, his cellphone valued at $140, 000 and $5000 in cash.

The taxi driver took the suspect -who posed as a passenger- around Georgetown on Monday. The suspect then requested to be taken to Golden Grove, ECD and finally to Victoria, ECD.

When they arrived in Victoria, the suspect took the driver to a yard with a wooden house, went inside and came back pointing a handgun at the driver and ordered him to exit the vehicle. The driver was also lashed to the right side ear with the gun.

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