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Two men charged after woman kidnapped and raped after hopping into taxi on Molynes Road

Two men have been taken into police custody on Wednesday (July 29)  after a woman was kidnapped and raped earlier this month.

According to police, the incident took place on June 17 when a woman went into a taxi she believed was en route to Portmore.

After getting into the car, it is alleged that the driver of the taxi and another man who was in the vehicle power-locked the car doors, and both men blindfolded the woman.

It is further alleged that they used a taser gun to tase the woman who they later brought to a house in Dumbeholden, where they took turns in raping and sexually assaulting her.

She was also robbed of her cellular phone and cash.

Following extensive investigations by the Portmore Police, two men were picked up during an operation on July 01 and placed on an identification parade, where they were pointed out.

27-year-old Nicholas Thorpe, taxi Operator of Marl Road, Gordon Pen, and 35-year-old Michael Wildman otherwise called ‘Dwayne’, of Dela Vega City both in Spanish Town, St.Catherine have been charged for charged in connection with the incident.

They are both scheduled to appear before the St. Catherine Parish Court on Monday, August 10.

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