Another baby factory has been discovered in Enugu State.
Five pregnant teenage girls and nine babies all below one year, have been rescued from a baby factory masquerading as a maternity home by policemen from the Central Police Station of the Enugu State Police Command.
The police acted on privileged information it got from concerned members of the public on the activities of the maternity home known as Daughters of Divine Home Pro-live located at Aria Road by Cemetery axis in the Enugu North Local Government Area.
On storming the home, the police found that the operators of the home actually run a baby factory where teenage girls are impregnated by men hired for that purpose and the babies sold to child traffickers and women who are unable to have their own children.
The state Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Ebere Amaraizu who confirmed the incident, stating that as a result of the useful information from members of the public, men of the Central Police Station swung into action and raided the maternity home.
According to him, five pregnant girls and nine babies under one year were recovered, while five of the workers in the maternity home were arrested.
Amaraizu further disclosed that the suspects are now helping the operatives of the Anti Child Trafficking Unit of the State Criminal Investigation Department (SCID) in their investigation.
He said that among the girls found in the home was a second year student of a university who got impregnated in school and was conscripted into the home where she had her baby.