The Commissioner of Police in the state, Ahmed Zaki, said: “Men of the Criminal Intelligence and Investigation Department, CIID, in a sting operation on Friday, stormed the premises of one Gloria Raphael and the General Overseer of Mount Sinai Ministry at Rukpokwu, who is into the business of child trafficking and sale.
16 pregnant women were arrested. One of them by name Chinyere Nweke entered labour on Saturday and was rushed to the Police clinic, where she gave birth to a baby girl.” .
One of the pregnant girls arrested, Sandra Solomon, disclosed that an agent of the baby factory informed her that they sell babies in that church. .
She noted that she decided to go there because there was no help for her, adding that she was not told how much they sell babies. .
Those arrested from the baby factory with the operators and the expectant mothers, who are due for delivery and kept there for commercial purposes, are: ThankGod Garrick (Male) (43),
Esther Joseph (32), Maureen Martins (45), Glory Raphael (40), Isabu Joy (23), Progress Ndubuisi (28), Mary Robinson (29), Chiamaka Okeze (20), Amarachi Isaac (23) and Eberechi Brown (30)
Others are: Favour Gabriel (23), Adaeze Chinaka (27), Gift Ufomba (24), Sandra Solomon (17), Esther Mathias (23) and Chinyere Nweke (16).