Jamaican woman reports rape by taxi driver

A Jamaican national has reported that she was raped by a taxi driver in Point Fortin on Sunday.

The rapist took the woman to an isolated area and assaulted her, then left her at the roadside and sped off.

The incident occurred at around 1.30 p.m.


The 26 year old victim told police she boarded a black vehicle near Sieunarine’s Bar at Guapo/ Cap de Ville Road.

The driver wore a purple shirt and a pair of black pants, she told police.

She said that instead of taking her to Fanny Village, the man drove towards Erin.

He sexually assaulted, then left her in the bushes.

The victim sought help from residents, who contacted Point Fortin police.

WPC Jeffrey and others responded and took the victim to the Point Fortin Area Hospital for treatment.

WPC Jeffrey is investigating.

Source: Trinidad Express http://www.trinidadexpress.com/20170612/news/jamaican-woman-reports-rape-by-taxi-driver