Motorcycle bandits rob taxi driver of $375,000

first_imgTwo motorcycle bandits on Saturday morning robbed a taxi driver of over $300,000 cash outside of Ashmin’s Store on Hadfield Street, Georgetown.The incident occurred at about 10:00h as the victim, Rahim Warisali, 45, of Lot 141 Farm, East Bank Demerara, was about to make a purchase. According to reports, Warisali went to the store to purchase mining parts. He parked his motorcar – HC 1364 – on Hadfield Street with its front facing South. He then exited the vehicle and was in the process of securing his car when a lone gunman walked up to him and placed a handgun to his neck and ordered him to hand over his money.Warisali was hesitant to comply resulting in the armed bandit searching his pants pockets, relieving him of $375,000. The suspect then joined a black XR motorcycle on which an accomplice was waiting. The two then rode off into High Street, heading in the southern direction.An investigation into the incident has been launched. No arrests have been made.last_img

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