The police in Nasarawa State have bust a baby factory at New Karu, Karu LGA, and rescued six girls and a six-month-old baby.
In a statement, command’s spokesman, DSP Ramhan Nansel, said a law-abiding citizen tipped the police about the factory.
He said four suspects were arrested in connection with the crime.
According to him, the suspects apprehended on November 17, 2022, at about 1400hrs are Eze Ezeogu Norbert, Nnaemeka Eze, Okechukwu Ogechi and Obiagheli Chidi.
The statement reads in part: “Police detectives attached to the area command in New Karu, Karu LGA, of the state burst into a suspected baby factory located at Ado Kasa and rescued six young girls and a baby of about six months old at St Bridget’s Orphanage Home being operated by one Eze Ezeogu Norbert of New Karu and three others.
He said preliminary investigation, however, revealed that the operator of the orphanage abducted under-aged pregnant girls, held them hostage till they gave birth and he sold their children to the highest bidders.
He added that investigation also revealed that the orphanage was not registered.