Another baby factory has been discovered in Imo State and among those arrested, was a 20-year-old deaf and dumb pregnant girl.
The girl who wrote her name as Blessing Nwabeeke, was one of four other girls arrested in the home of one Chief Emmanuel Eke from Isiala Ngwa South in Abia State, said to be the operator of the baby factory where the girls were nabbed.
The state Commissioner of Police, Austin Evbakavbokun, disclosed that the police swung into action when one Ibuchi Okafor, a 20-year-old girl from Orlu in the state, disappeared from her home with a nine-month old pregnancy only to be discovered in the premises of the said trafficker, Eke at Isiala Ngwa South, after she had delivered and sold the baby at N500,000 to an undisclosed buyer.
When the police stormed the ‘factory’, they were shocked to find the other girls carrying different stages of pregnancy. The CP gave their names as Nkasiobi Uchenna, 23, Ela David, 24, from Isoko, Delta State, Oluchi Victor, 25, and the deaf and dumb Blessing waiting for delivery at the premises of Eke’s baby factory.
On interrogation, the the owner of the baby factory confessed to have sold the baby delivered by Ibuchi at N500,000.