Man robbed on airport run maintains perpetrators were cops
Almost a month after three persons were robbed on the East Bank of millions of dollars by men dressed as police officers, one of the victims maintains that the perpetrators were actual officers and not mere impersonators.
Parmanand Teekaram, 39, of 52 Cornelia Ida, West Coast Demerara said… “I can’t feel that it’s civilian robbing people; it has to be police. These persons have police uniform.” Teekaram, a taxi driver, said the uniforms seemed very authentic. “Everything was correct; it’s just that the man with the blue and black uniform didn’t have on a badge but everything else was down to the tee.”
Teekaram also opined that security was a major issue for persons travelling to and from the Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA), Timehri and said that there ought to be more police patrols. According to Teekaram, the distances between police stations are great and allow bandits to make easy getaways.