Police Burst Baby Factory In Abia; Rescue 5 Pregnant WomenFeatured, Latest News, News Friday, August 26th, 2016
By Ignatius Okpara
ABIA, NIGERIA (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Police in Abia state south- East Nigeria, have nabbed a 54-year-old man, identified as Nkem Nwokocha and his wife, a nurse, for allegedly operating a baby factory in the State.
Parading the suspects at the Police Headquarters Umuahia, Thursday, the Abia State’s Commissioner of Police, Mr. Adeleye Oyebade, said the factory was discovered at the Ogbor-Hill axis of the State.
He expressed worry at the alarming rate which people engage in illegal sale of children in the state, describing it as an act of wickedness against innocent children.
The Commissioner hinted “Police operatives acted on a report that the suspects were running a child trafficking home that led to their arrest.
“Five pregnant women, Okoronkwo Mercy, a native of Alayi in Bende Local Government Area and Oluebube Onyabu also from Umuanunu village in Obingwa Local Government Area of the State, 29-year-old Chidinma Ifeanyi Chukwu, who hails from Isiala Mbano in Imo State, Kelechi Sampson, 20 and Happiness Godwin from Mboko Umuanunu village in obingwa, Abia State were rescued,”
He however warned those still indulging in such unholy business to look for other legitimate means of livelihood, or be ready to face the music when apprehended.
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