Family joins search for
missing cop/taxi driver
have joined the search for the Police constable who
has been missing since Saturday night while operating his recently
bought car as a taxi.
missing, police constable, Ray Anthony Major.
were no signs of him or his whereabouts yesterday despite several
searches by both police and family members.
of the missing policeman turned up yesterday morning at Parade
Ground after they received a call that his body was lying there.
However, when they visited no body was found.
police were yesterday combing the Diamond area, East Bank Demerara,
where his motorcar was reportedly found abandoned.
men are in police custody after they were discovered removing
parts from the vehicle.
missing policeman, Ray Anthony Major, 21, of Lot 62 Hadfield
Street, Lodge, was last seen on Saturday night while working as a
taxi driver in the city.
sister-in-law said yesterday that sometime after 11:00 pm on
Saturday night when they telephoned him they found it strange that
he did not answer his cellular phone.
motorcar PJJ 1957 parked in the compound of the Providence
Police Station after it was found abandoned at Little
Diamond Cemetery on Sunday night.
of missing policeman, mother, Barbara
Devi and father, Edward Major
who were yesterday desperately trying to locate their son.
on Sunday morning about 11:30 am relatives received a telephone
call from the police that his motorcar was found at the Little
Diamond Cemetery minus several parts, including the tape deck.
Major, attached to the Guyana Police Force Band Corps, Eve Leary,
worked as a taxi driver part time.
was last seen with his girlfriend, who reported that he dropped
her off home on Saturday night.
mother, Barbara Devi, who is a prison officer, told the
Guyana Chronicle that her son bought his motorcar just last month.
his father, Edward Major, who was at Providence Police Station
yesterday morning, said that his brothers are also searching for
hope my son is alive and is somewhere. We are looking for him with
was a good boy," added Devi, with tears in her eyes. She had
accompanied her husband to Providence Police Station.
recovered motorcar PJJ 1957 was yesterday parked in the compound
of Providence Police Station.
parents cannot think of any motive why anyone would want to kidnap
her son since he is deemed as a very simple person who had no
problems or rivals.
police said they are still searching for Major and hoping for a
break through in locating him.
May 25, 2004