A 28-year old suspected armed robber Chuk-wuemeka Obinna has said that his mother’s curse led to his arrest by men of the Ogun state police command. Obinna who was arrested on the 9th of September and paraded , yesterday, claimed that frustration led him into robbery, adding that if not for the unbearable poverty he was battling with, he would have adhered strictly to his mother’s warning. Obinna told our reporter that his mother had warned him severally against any robbery act, saying that she had prayed to God that any day he tried to steal or rob anyone of their valuables, he would be arrested on his first attempt. The suspect who met his Waterloo on his second attempt said he hailed from Ebonyi State. He said, “if not for poverty, I wouldn’t have ventured into robbery, because, my mother had warned me never to venture into any act of robbery or stealing.