The Nasarawa State Police Command have exposed an alleged baby factory in the Karu Local Government Area.
According to the state spokesperson, DSP Rahman Nansel, in a statement on Wednesday, six girls and a six-month-old baby were discovered at the suspected factory.
The baby factory, St. bridget Orphanage, is reported to be headed by one Eze Ezeogu Norbert, Nnaemeka Eze and two others.
Rahman said, “On November 17, 2022, at about 2pm, police detectives attached to the Area Command, New Karu, acting on a tip-off, burst a suspected baby factory at Ado Kasa and rescued six young girls and a baby of about six months at St. Bridget Orphanage Home being operated by one Eze Ezeogu Norbert of New Karu and three others.
“Consequently, the following suspects were arrested: Eze Ezeogu Norbert, Nnaemeka Eze, Okechukwu Ogechi and Obiagheli Chidi.
“Preliminary investigation revealed that the operator of the orphanage abducts underage pregnant girls, hold them hostage till they give birth and sell their children to the highest bidder.”