Police uncover baby factory, rescue 4 pregnant girls [photos]

The Anambra Police Command have uncovered a baby factory operated in the Otolo Nnewi area of the state.

Four pregnant girls; Blessing .O., Chisom, Blessing .N. and Chinecherem from Ebonyi state were rescued during the operation.

A statement released by Mohammed Haruna, spokesperson of the state police command, states that the baby factory which is operated as a brothel was uncovered during an investigation into the recent attempted kidnapping of a four-year-old boy.

Haruna said preliminary investigations revealed that one Gladys Nworie Ikegwuonu, presently at large, operated the baby factory and a brothel where she keeps young girls and gets them impregnated after which she sells the children to her waiting customers.

The police spokesperson gave the names of two suspects arrested as Abuchi Ani, ‘M’, aged 32 years, of Ohazora, Ebonyi State, and Emeka Ikegwuonu, ‘M’, 49 years, of Akabukwu, Nnewi, Anambra State.

Haruna added that the command is intensifying efforts to arrest the principal suspect in order to bring her and other accomplices to justice.

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