Police bust baby factory in Rivers, rescue six pregnant girls


The Nigeria Police Force (NPF) in Rivers State has busted a suspected baby-making factory and rescued six pregnant girls.

The NPF said the operatives discovered the said factory around Choba Community in the state’s Obio/Akpor Local Government Area.

In a briefing with members of the journalists, the new Commissioner of Police in the state, Polycarp Emeka revealed that the police arrested the prime suspect, Akudo Ozoroh, during the raid on the alleged child trafficking home.

Emeka said the prime suspect confessed to the crime during interrogation, noting that they have trafficked many children from the illegal home.

The CP further disclosed that the prime suspect was arrested alongside her accomplice.

Emeka said, “Eagle-eyed operatives of the Rivers State Police Command, in furtherance of an investigation, on May 27th 2023, arrested one Akudo Ozoroh ‘(f) 39 years, the alleged owner of the child trafficking centre.

“Six pregnant girls were rescued. And upon interrogation, Akudo Ozoroh confessed to the crime,” he said.