Tema, April 18, GNA – A 42-year-old Chinese, Chen Shicai is in the custody of the Ashaiman Police for snatching a taxi from one Mr Yaw Koduah.
Briefing the Ghana News Agency on the incident in Tema on Wednesday, Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCOP) Maxwell Atingane, Tema Regional Police Commander said Mr Koduah was driving the taxi from Tema to Accra at at about 0100 hours when Shicai stopped him at Community ‘9’ Roundabout.
DCOP Atingane said Shicai pulled out a short cutlass from his jacket and threatened to stab Mr Koduah who became afraid and abandoned the vehicle.
He said Shicai drove the taxi to Ashaiman where he lost control when negotiating a sharp curve and was involved in an accident.
DCOP Atingane said Shicai got unhurt and started running towards Tulaku, a suburb of Ashaiman still with the cutlass in his hand.
He said he attempted to stop another taxi to board when in an attempt to snatch it; a Police Patrol Team from Ashaiman got to the scene and arrested him.