April 28, 2017 – I Became A Robber Because My Mother Didn’t Give Me Transport Fare Back To Lagos From Benue – Boy Confesses To Police
19-year-old Suleiman was nabbed while trying to sell 2 plasma TV sets he had stolen after burgling a shop in Makurdi area of Benue state.
The teenager was seen confessing like canary behind bars when police caught him and his accomplices.
Suleiman, a resident of Lagos visited his mother in Makurdi but was stripped off his wallet at a motor park in Makurdi however, he managed to find his way to his family house.
“I got home and I told my mum what had happened to me, but she thought I was lying. When it was time for me to return to Lagos, I asked her for transport fare but she told me she had no money because she never believed me in the first place. Left with no other option, I decided to go and rob to get transport fare back to Lagos.”
“I stole two plasma television sets from a shop at High Level to raise money for my trip back to Lagos. I am not happy that I got caught, but I want the world to know that I went into robbery because I had nobody to help me.”
Suleiman and his partners in crime are still in police detention.