Operatives of the Delta State Police Command have uncovered a baby factory located within Obodogba community in the Okpanam Oshimili North Local Government Area of the state.
Disclosing this to journalists in a signed press statement on Thursday, the spokesman for the state Police Command, DSP Bright Edafe, affirmed that three pregnant women were rescued from the den while two suspects; Promise Ejogu, aged 25 years and Aruna Sulieman, aged 29 years were arrested.
According to the PPRO, the Police Command foiled the syndicate following information gathered that there was a baby factory located somewhere in Obodogba community, Okpanam.
“Acting on the information, on July 10, 2022, at about 0730hours, operatives of the State Investigation Department stormed their den in Okpanam community, and successfully rescued three pregnant women, while the two suspects were arrested,” the PPRO said.
It was gathered that one of the suspects, Promise Ejogu, is a brother to the ring leader of the syndicate who reportedly engages in sexual activities with these women to get them pregnant.
The PPRO said that the suspects are currently in custody while efforts are ongoing to arrest the other members of the syndicate.