Oct 24, 2016 – Picture:11 Baby Sellers Arrested As Police Raid Baby Making Factory In Akwa Ibom State
A 42-year-old woman identified as Comfort Edem and 10 others have been arrested for allegedly running an illegal maternity home also called baby making factory where helpless pregnant women are forced to sell their babies.
Akwa Ibom Police Commissioner Murtala Mani said the syndicate was smashed on the 13th of October 2016 when one of their victims reported them to police over the sale of her baby.
One of the expectant mothers who recently sold her baby there, 23-year-old Comfort Effiong from Ikot Akpantuk area of Akwa Ibom said she sold her baby for N400,000 because she didn’t know the man who impregnated her.
The director of the baby making factory, Comfort Edem and 10 others are currently awaiting trial.