Taxi driver, carrying female, robbed of Allion on Carmichael Street


A taxi driver attached to the Kitty Cabs Taxi Service, Sheriff Street was on Sunday night attacked and robbed of his Toyota Allion motorcar on Carmichael Street, Georgetown.

Ramesh Persaud, 53, of Lot 4 Triumph, East Coast Demerara (ECD) was hired by a female to take her to Carmichael Street at around 17:00hrs.

This publication understands that upon arriving at the destination, the victim exited the vehicle and was attempting to assist the woman unload her bags from the car’s trunk.

While Persaud was doing so, two armed men unexpectedly approached him and ordered him away from the motorcar.

He reportedly complied and the two men and lone woman boarded the vehicle and made good their escape east on Middle Street, then South on Waterloo Street.

The matter was reported to the Police who say they are investigating it.

Of recent, many of the carjacking reports, perpetrated on taxi drivers in Georgetown, were centered around them (drivers) dropping off a female passenger to a specified location, where they are then robbed by gunmen waiting.



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