Police uncover ‘baby factory,’ rescue 4 pregnant girls in Anambra



The Police Command in Anambra it has uncovered a baby factory at Otolo, Nnewi following its investigation into an child theft a week ago.

The Command’s Police Public Relations Officer, CSP Haruna Mohammed, in a statement on in Awka, said four pregnant were also rescued from the facility.

Mohammed said the Nnewi Area Command Headquarters, on March 11, reported that a four-year- pupil of St Joseph’s School, Otolo Nnewi was stolen returning from school.

He said two male suspects on a motorcycle had grabbed the child and zoomed off him, but were pursued and accosted by some commercial motorcyclists when the victim’s siblings raised alarm.

“Preliminary investigations conducted by the Police revealed that the suspects who were beaten to stupor by an angry mob (one of whom was confirmed dead), were sent by another suspect.

He said the third suspect still at large, allegedly operates a baby factory and a brothel where she kept young , got them pregnant and later sell the children to waiting customers.

The police said that the pregnant aged between 18 and 21, were rescued from Cool Joint bar in Nnewi.

He said the Command was intensifying efforts to the principal suspect who hails from  Ohaozora, Ebonyi state, in order to her and other accomplices  to Justice. ()