Abductors of the 10-year-old boy who was kidnapped in Asaba, Delta State after a robbery attack has been released.
The boy, Chimeremezie Izu was kidnapped on Kelvin Street, Core Area 4, GRA, Asaba, after gunmen suspected to be armed robbers stormed his parents’ apartment around 3.30am on Wednesday.
His mother said the robbers took him away after they could not lay hands on cash or any valuable items.
The victim’s mother, Mrs. Joy Izu, added that the assailants tied her face and hands before taking away the 10-year-old.
A family source, however revealed that the boy was released around 10pm on Thursday after the payment of over N800, 000 requested by the gunmen.
The source added, “The young boy was released last night after we paid N800,000 to N900,000 to the abductors.
“As I speak to you now, the mother of the boy has yet to recover from the psychological trauma.”