There are indications that the Nigerian Police have handed over 25 children between ages of one to three years and five pregnant teenage girls who were rescued from a Suspected baby factory at Woji axis of Port Harcourt to Omega Power Ministry in Port Harcourt Rivers State Nigeria.
À trusted source informed our reporter that the Commissioner of Social Welfare reportedly visited the Commissioner of Police in Rivers State CP Dandaura Mustapha on the matter and stressed the need for the children to be taken to a better facility since the Police station lacks the facility to take care of the children.
The Spokesperson of Rivers State Police command, DSP Nnamdi Omoni is yet to respond to text messages sent by our reporter to his mobile phone.
However, Barrister Mrs. Eunice Uchendu Lawyer to the alleged operator of baby factory busted by the E-crack Police has confirmed to us this morning that the children and the pregnant teenagers has been handed over to Omega Power Ministry(OPM) as investigation continues
Recall that Barrister Eunice Uchendu had insisted at the press briefing that the place is an Orphanage home duly registered with appropriate Government agencies contrary to claims by the Police that it is a baby factory.
Two pregnant female teenager who were rescued from the place in an interview with newsmen maintained that the place is not a baby factory and that they were taken to the orphanage by their families to enable them give birth without shame and insults they received in their respective communities.
Operatives of Eagle Crack Police Unit had stormed the Place on Tuesday evening at about 3:30PM and arrested 3 men and à woman who owns the alleged baby factory. The men also confirmed to newsmen that their company rented the office space down stirs while the Tender life orphanage operates upstairs.
They said police came in a commando style and whisked everybody within the facilities away not even giving them opportunity to explain or call their family members.