Merida.- Armed men they kidnapped an 8-year-old boy from his grandparents’ house in Merida Yucatan, since last September 15, without knowing anything about the child to date.
In the early morning of September 15, the little Zac gerard He was sleeping in his grandparents’ room when armed men violently broke into the house. They identified themselves as personnel of the Attorney General of the Republic (FGR), although at no time did they show credentials or documents.
The moment was recorded by surveillance cameras. the armed group broke down the door shouting “Attorney General of the Republic.” Screaming and threatening with their weapons, they asked for Zac and searched for him in various rooms, until they found him in his grandparents’ room.
The armed individuals forcibly took the 8-year-old boy away without even putting him on shoes, they fled aboard three vans and since that day his family has not known anything about his whereabouts.
“They didn’t show us any documents, they didn’t tell us where they came from, they didn’t say why, nothing, they just came in a very violent and arbitrary way to take the child,” accused Ana Cristina, Zac’s aunt.
Immediately, the family went to the offices of the Yucatan Attorney General’s Office to ask about Zac, but they were told that the child was not there, so they filed a complaint.
State authorities maintain that it is not a kidnapping, but that the minor was kidnapped by a relative.
Zac’s custody had been claimed by his mother in the family courts of Mexico City, but since the last four months he had not heard from her.
The boy’s grandparents have been desperately searching for him and are asking for help finding him, as they are not sure who took him and why, in addition to the violent way they did it.
“It is an abuse of the human rights of the child, that of other children, they are not the appropriate legal processes to treat a child like that, with the tips of their arms, they took him away in a grotesque way,” said the aunt.
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Zac’s family opened an Instagram account (https://www.instagram.com/zacregresa/) where they published photographs of the 8-year-old boy, in order to ask for help to locate him and find his whereabouts through that medium.