The young ladies are reportedly impregnated by strangers and eventually given “peanuts”
On Monday, a baby factory located at Umunkpeyi in Isiala Ngwa South Local Government of Abia state was raided and no fewer than 19 pregnant young women were rescued, reports Hot Naija News
The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Abia State Command, help track down this location. A well recognized hospital in the state was demolished for the involvement in the illegal trading of babies for money. The rescued girls and workers in the baby factory were paraded for the press. Apart from the pregnant ladies, 3 babies – all aged two, were also rescued.
An officer of the NSCDC revealed to reporters that the operators keep young women with unwanted pregnancies, and later sell them as soon as they are delivered.
The owner of the factory is presently at large.