Kent taxi robber jailed for four years » National Taxi Association

Kent taxi robber jailed for four years » National Taxi Association

A thug who helped rob taxi drivers in Gravesend and Swanscombe has been jailed for four years. Caine Borrow and others first targeted Shubhra Nandi after he went to collect a fare at Rayners Court, Northfleet, on August 25 last year. Maidstone Crown Court heard two men asked to go to Gunn Road, Swanscombe. They then asked Mr Nandi to return to Rayners Court, but told him to stop at a Shell garage in Stonebridge Road so they could get cigarettes. As they arrived back at Rayners Court, the Phoenix Taxis cabbie was threatened and forced to hand over about £200 before the men fled. Mr Nandi claimed a knife with a 6in blade was brandished, but 22-year-old Borrow’s guilty plea was accepted on the basis he did not have the weapon. CCTV footage was taken from the cab and Mr Nandi was able to identify him. The second raid was three days later on Gurpal Mahil, who worked for Rivervi...

Full article: http://www.national-taxi-association.co.uk/?p=4923

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