Georgetown-bound passenger robbed by other occupants; two arrested, stolen items recovered

Last Updated on Monday, 27 June 2016, 15:56 by Denis Chabrol

A man, who boarded a car from Berbice , was eventually robbed by two of the three occupants of a large sum of cash and other valuables. 
Police said they have since arrested two men and a huge quantity of cash and other items believed to be the property of the robbery victim have been recovered. 
Investigations are being conducting into a robbery which occurred about 1415h. on June 26, 2016, committed on Shan Goasu, 47 years, of Regent Street, Georgetown.
Police said the probe has so far revealed that Shan Goasu who was heading to Georgetown in a taxi which had two other persons. 
While at No. 2 Village, West Coast Berbice, 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, GYD$300,000.00 cash, one Iphone, a Passport and $2500 Suriname dollars.
The matter was reported at 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, GYD$200,000.00 cash, $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. ‎