One person detained following stabbing of taxi driver

vlcsnap-2013-08-26-08h00m12s102Police have one person detained following the stabbing of a cab driver. Last night we reported on the incident but police have now issued a release with more details. Yesterday afternoon, the driver, Nigerian 33 year old Uguchugu Christopher picked up a young man who asked to be taken to two destinations. It was when they arrived at the second location in the Monument area, that the two got into an altercation, which resulted in the passenger allegedly slashing Christopher’s throat. But Christopher managed to grab hold of the young man and subdue him. Although bleeding and injured, Christopher then drove himself to the hospital, where he was treated. Police say that the attacker is expected to be charged with wounding.

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