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Anambra vigilante rescues two pregnant teenagers, one other from baby factory

Members of the Anambra State vigilante group have rescued three girls from a baby factory and child trafficking syndicate in Umunze, Orumba South Local Government Area of the State.

According to a post on social media platform of the Anambra State Commissioner for Women and Social Welfare, Hon Ify Obinabo, this was achieved following a three-month investigation conducted by operatives of the Anambra Vigilante Group (AVG), Orumba South, led by the Chairman of the Council Area, Prince Neville Uchendu.

Handing over the suspect and the girls, Uchendu noted that his team was able to burst the syndicate after a careful three months investigation on the suspect.

He appreciated the works of the Commissioner for Women and Social Welfare, Obinabo and revealed that he brought the suspect to her because he knows she will take action immediately.

Receiving the suspect before handing him over to the police, Obinabo expressed joy over the result of the months of investigation carried out and noted that the State government was pleased with the development.

She called on others to emulate the Orumba South Chairman in making Anambra state a livable and prosperous homeland.

The Women Affairs boss went on to assure that the apprehended syndicate will not go scot-free but must face the consequences of his crime in court.

Upon interrogation, the suspect Oruchukwu Okoroafor said that he had been in the business for two years and that the girls found in his house were his first set for the business this year.

The suspect also confessed that the supposed buyers have already promised to pay the sum of N300,000 for the unborn children but denied having their contact information.

Meanwhile, the girls who are between the ages of 14 and 20 years and are currently pregnant, revealed that the suspect, Okoroafor is not responsible for their pregnancy, but that he offered to shelter them at his house pending when they put to bed.

They also confirmed that the suspect promised to get a job for them and also offered to give each of them the sum of N300,000 once they give birth, which they gladly accepted.

The girls: 14 years from Arondizuogu, Imo State; 20 Years from Bayelsa State and 19 years from Ihite, Orumba South LGA, alongside the suspect, have since been handed over to the police for further investigation.

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