Photos: Over 20 pregnant women rescued from baby factory in Abia

Men of the Abia State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence
Corps, NSCDC have rescued over 20 young pregnant women in a baby factory
it discovered at Umunkpeyi in Isiala Ngwa South LGA, following a tip off.

Parading the rescued women and some of the workers in the baby
factory, the state commandant of NSCDC, Andy Dateer, said the baby
factory is named Nma Charity and Motherless
Babies’ Home,  and that the owner who is now at-large, brings in men to
impregnate the girls. He said after delivery, the babies are sold, and
the mothers paid peanuts.

He said three children under the age of two, who were being prepared
for sale, were rescued while four ‘social workers’ and four men were arrested in the raid. See more photos…

One of the pregnant women was reportedly very ill and
in a critical condition. She was immediately rushed to the hospital for
medical attention.

Mr Dateer said the NSCDC will monitor the repatriation of the girls back to their respective homes.

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