Delta State Police Command, on Friday, discovered another ‘baby factory’ in Asaba, the Delta State capital, following a tip-off. The Command rescued seven pregnant girls.
The police, who stormed the factory located at Oduke area within Asaba metropolis, arrested the proprietor’s husband and a female syndicate who is alleged to be the operator – as a Nurse. Sunday Vanguard gathered that the husband’s duty was to impregnate the women, whose age-range is between 18 and 20; the wife then allegedly sells the children upon delivery.
It was further gathered that the suspects met their Waterloo after they sold a two-week old baby boy delivered by one of the inmates, Blessing Aondoseer. Aondoseer, who was said to have been taken to the ‘baby factory’ by her husband for medical treatment, reported the incident to the police at ‘B’ division, Asaba. Parading the suspects and the victims, the State Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, SP Celestina Kalu, said following the complaint made by Blessing Aondoseer that her two-week old baby boy was taken to unknown destination by her husband and a lady, who was later identified as Jennifer Obi and two others without her consent, the suspects were nabbed. Kalu said seven pregnant girls were rescued.