The Anambra state police has rescued four pregnant young girls and uncovered a baby factory in Otolo Nnewi area of the state.
The baby factory which is operated as a brothel was uncovered when the police opened an investigation into a failed attempt to kidnap a four-year-old.
Earlier reports on March 11th at the Area Command Headquarters, Nnewi, claims that a four-year-old child of St Joseph’s School, Otolo, Nnewi, was returning home from school with his siblings when two men on a motorcycle grabbed the child and zoomed off with him. The child was however rescued by some commercial motorcyclist who pursed and eventually arrested the suspects at Akamili Community, Nnewi.
Meanwhile, the suspects who were beaten to stupor by an angry mob (one has been confirmed dead), revealed that they were sent by one Gladys Nworie Ikegwuonu, who is presently at large but efforts have been intensified to arrest the principal suspect and her accomplices to justice, the police spokesperson added.
Mr Haruna, also gave the names of the 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. He also gave the identities of the four pregnant young girls as
(i). Chisom Okoye, ‘f’, 20 years, of Mgbaneze Isu, Onicha LGA,. Ebonyi State
(ii). Chinecherem Clement, ‘f’, 18 years, of Agbaebo Isu of Onicha LGA, Ebonyi State.
(iii). Blessing Ogbonna, ‘f’, 21 years, of Nkwagu Isu of Onicha LGA, Ebonyi State.
(iv). Blessing Njoku, ‘f’, 21 years, of Mgbaneze Isu of Onicha LGA, Ebonyi State, all residing at Cool Joint bar Nnewi.