Taxi driver beaten, car hijacked at Diamond

first_imgPolice are on the hunt for two men and a woman who relieved taxi driver Dellon Skellekie of his motorcar, PVV 9742, in the wee hours of Friday at Diamond, East Bank Demerara.Skellekie, of Diamond Housing Scheme, East Bank Demerara, was also beaten to his face during the ordeal.Skellekie’s vehicle had reportedly been parked at the Diamond Car Park when he was approached by the three persons with a request to be taken to Third Avenue, Diamond New Housing Scheme, EBD.One of the men reportedly sat in the front seat while the woman and the other man were seated at the back.Upon reaching the requested destination, the front seat passenger whipped out a gun from his waist and dealt the taxi driver one blow to his face. The trio then ordered the man out of his motorcar, and without hesitation, he complied.The carjackers made good their escape with Skellekie’s Toyota motorcar valued at $2.5 million, and with $12,000 in cash along with his driver’s licence and National Identification Card. The matter was reported, and the Police are currently reviewing CCTV footage taken from a nearby property as investigations continue.last_img read more