Jeepney driver admits helping rob passengers


Posted at Sep 03 2014 04:22 PM | Updated as of Sep 04 2014 12:22 AM

MANILA – Four people were injured in a robbery in Makati City before dawn on Wednesday.

Police said 3 of the victims on board a Quirino-Pasay jeepney jumped off the vehicle in somewhere in Buendia after a man suddenly pulled out a knife and declared a robbery.

The victims said the jeepney driver, identified as Jocel Habaan, suddenly drove to a different direction before the armed man a declared robbery.

Three of the victims said they jumped off the running jeepney while the robber was pointing his knife at another victim.

Habaan was arrested, while his cohort managed to escape.

The driver admitted to conniving with the robber. – report from Francis Faulve, ABS-CBN News