The Police Command in Delta State has confirmed the discovery of a baby factory in Okpanam community in Oshimili North Local Government Area of the state.
Command spokesperson, DSP Bright Edafe, said in a statement on Thursday in Asaba that police operatives from the State Investigation Department (SID), who stormed the place, rescued three pregnant women.
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“Acting on information, on July 10, 2022, at about 7.30pm, operatives of the State Investigation Department stormed a baby factory in Okpanam community, Oshimili North LGA.
“The operatives rescued three pregnant women and two suspects; Promise Ejogu and Aruna Sulieman were arrested.
“Information gathered by the police revealed that one of the suspects, Promise Ejogu, is a brother to the ring leader of the syndicate.
“The syndicate kept the women and engages them in sexual activities to get them pregnant,” Edafe said.
The police spokesman said the suspects are currently in custody while an effort is on to arrest the other members of the syndicate. (NAN)