Baby factory operators allegedly attack policemen in Imo State

A suspected baby factory in Imo State has reportedly attacked policemen who stormed the facility while trailing a man who allegedly stole a baby from its mother at gunpoint. In  Umuocha community in Oguta council of Imo state

Reported that police were after the baby thief who fled into a hospital on arrival at the facility, police saw several children and expectant mothers “apparently used for child trafficking”.

The police became suspicious and later on gathered as they asked questions, that the owner of the hospital, is one Innocent Onuoha, who allegedly mobilized youths of the village, that surrounded the building, demobilized the police vehicle and attacked the four policemen with different objects, inflicting various degrees of injuries on them.

It took the intervention of the member representing Oguta State constituency in the state house of assembly, Frank Ugboma, for the policemen to escape.

The Nation reported that Ugboma said; 

“The policemen told me that immediately they stormed the illegal baby factory disguised as hospital, the owner raised the alarm and the youths came out and started resisting the police from arresting the man. They overpowered the policemen and destroyed their vehicle that night while the policemen managed to escape”.

Police spokesman Orlando Ikeokwu confirmed the incident, saying that the owner of the baby factory was arrested but released by the youths, while a police inspector sustained injuries.

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