Anambra Featured Headline News Nigeria

Anambra police rescue 35 girls from baby factory

According to the state Police PPRO, Ikenga Tochukwu , Following a rigorous analysis of crime trends and patterns, the command’s operatives working on information bursted a hotel in Nkpor where they use children between the ages of 14 and 17years for sex slaves, prostitution and baby factory

The Police Command in Anambra State have rescued 35 girls being used for baby factory and sundry crimes in a hotel in the state.

Out of the 35 girls, 4 were said to be pregnant as of the time of the rescue.

The Public Relations Officer( PPRO), Ikenga Tochukwu, disclosed this at a press briefing in Onitsha on Wednesday on behalf of the Commissioner of Police, Echeng Echeng.

He advised parents and guardians to always create a deliberate relationship with their children and wards as it will help to guide and direct them in their activities.

Mr Ikenga said such will also help to monitor against unforeseen issues and bad company.

He said the police also arrested three persons, Ifeoma Uzo aged 35, Chidiebere Alaka 28 years old and Nweke Chidiebere and recovered three pump action guns, seven cartridges and cash sum of N877,500.

The PPRO noted that the Suspects arrested were being interrogated with a view to eliciting information on their involvement and unmasking other gang members.

Some of the suspects where later handed over to NATIP for the welfare and rehabilitation of the children.

Ikenga said all the suspects will be charged to court at the end of investigations.

Reporting by Uche Ndeke; Editing by Tina Oyinsan