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Published On: Wed, Jul 17th, 2013

Delta State: Abductors of Three-Year-Old Boy Demand N10m Ransom

LAGOS JULY 17TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Suspected kidnappers, Monday, abducted a three-year-old baby, Destiny Osanebi, from the residence of the parents, Mr and Mrs. Lucky Osanebi, in Ashaka, Ndokwa East Local Government Area, Delta State.
Member, representing Ndokwa East in Delta State House of Assembly, Mr Friday Osanebi, confirmed the kidnap of the child when contacted, yesterday, saying: “The father of the child is my elder brother.”
Vanguard was reliably informed that the gunmen contacted the family, yesterday asking for N10 million ransom.

“Three gun-totting kidnap gang laid siege to the home of Mr Osanebi on Monday and held his family hostage at about 10.00 pm. They robbed family members of cash, phones and other valuable property, before abducting their son.”
“The gang established contact with the family on Tuesday morning demanding N10 million, this is ridiculous, the child is only three years, four months old,” our source added.
Mother of the child, who said she was still dazed by the incident told Vanguard on phone it was true her child was kidnapped.
It was gathered the kidnappers, who went away with the the elder Osanebi ‘s phone had told the family to contact their lawmaker brother to raise the ransom if they have any problem with the sum.
Source; Vanguard

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