By Nosa Akenzua, Asaba
Bandits who reportedly abducted a 10-year-old boy identified as Chimeremezie Izu, from his house in Asaba, Delta State, have allegedly tortured him to death.
The incident took place at the early hours of Wednesday around 3:37am at Ani Ngene, Core Area 4, GRA, at No. 5 Kelvin Street, new general hospital Asaba, Delta State.
Speaking, the Director General (DG), Young Nigerian Rights Organization, Comrade Victor Ojei, disclosed that “Around 2 to 3:00am in the morning, a small boy was kidnapped by armed men, four buildings away from a friend’s house”.
According to him, “the gunmen actually came to rob the house but could not find cash after which they took the woman’s only son away with them”.
Mother of the abducted 10-year-old boy, Mrs. Joy Debbi Ifeoma Izu, who narrated her ordeal in the hands of the criminals revealed that her face and hands were tied after they saw no reasonable amount with her.
She equally noted that the saving box belonging to her children was also destroyed and some cash the robbers saw in it coupled with little sum of money on her were collected.