Baby factory: Cross River Police rescue pregnant teens, babies


Police in Cross Rivers rescued three pregnant women and two babies from an alleged baby factory.

The act was confirmed by the State Commissioner of Police, CP Abdulkadir Jimoh in Calabar on Wednesday.
Jimoh said the victims were rescued by a team of policemen led by him.

He said, three pregnant teenagers, Blessing Francis, 19, Blessing Okon, 19, and Blessing Solomon, 21, were rescued during the operation by his men.

He confirmed that two children, Bright Solomon, two years old, and Michael Etim, 7 years old were rescued.

He said the prime suspect has confessed to the crime, adding that she had earlier sold three new babies for N1, 500,000 in connivance with one other woman simply identified as Iquo of Technical junction Calabar.

“Both are in our custody, while investigations are in progress. One Mr. Solomon Christopher, a witness, has also made a recorded statement” the CP stated


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