A commercial driver who gave his name as Clement Ogunsola has said that he opted to rob his passengers in order to discharge his sick child from the hospital.
Clement claimed that his son had spleen problem and was treated at a government owned hospital.
He said he used a gun-shaped iron to rob his passengers of N18, 500 cash and a phone.
Speaking during a parade, Clement, said his victim was one of the two market women who boarded his car about 6am at Oluku heading to Odighi village in Ovia North-East local government area of Edo State.
Clement disclosed further that he stopped at Ugbogiobo village along Benin-Akure road where he carried out the criminal act.
Items paraded were a gun-shaped iron, the woman’s bag where the money was allegedly kept and a phone.
Edo Police spokesman, DSP Osifo Abiodun, said the suspect would be charged to court for armed robbery.