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Police uncover ‘baby factory’ in Delta, rescue pregnant women

Police uncover ‘baby factory’ in Delta, rescue pregnant women
July 14
23:15 2022

The Delta police command says it has uncovered a baby factory in Okpanam community in Oshimili north LGA of the state.

Bright Edafe, Delta police spokesperson, in a statement on Thursday, said operatives from the state criminal investigation department stormed the place following information received on activities in the area.

He added that three pregnant women were rescued during the operation.

“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 statement reads.

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“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.”

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Edafe added that the suspects are in custody, while efforts are ongoing to arrest other members of the syndicate.



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