The Rivers State Police Command unravel a baby factory in Port Harcourt, and rescued 24 babies between the ages of one and two years, as well as four pregnant teenagers.
The command’s spokesman, Nnandi Omoni, who represented, The Commissioner of Police in Rivers State, Mustapha Dandaura, said that the syndicate was exposed on Tuesday following a covert operation by the Eagle Crack Unit of the police in the state.
Dandura said, “The men of the Eagle Crack Unit, in a covert operation on Tuesday, around 3.00pm, burst a child trafficking syndicate at Woji in Port Harcourt, where 24 babies between the ages of one and two; and four pregnant teenagers were resued.
“The babies and pregnant teenagers, who are frail and malnourished, are currently receiving medical attention at the police clinic, while investigation is still on with a view to make more recoveries and bringing the masterminds to justice.
“The command is hereby appealing to the public, particularly residents of the state whose babies are missing to come forward for identification and collection.”