The Anambra State police command uncovered a hotel named Gally Gally in Nkpor where children between the ages of 14 and 17 are allegedly being used for sex slavery, prostitution, and baby factory on June 13.
According to the statement released by the spokesperson of the state police command, DSP Ikeng Tochukwu states that the operatives rescued, 35 girls, and 4 of them are pregnant. He said the police also arrested 3 persons namely: Mrs. Ifeoma Uzo age ‘F’ 35yrs, Chidiebere Alaka ‘M’ 28years, and Nweke Chidiebere.
The statement read, ”We recovered three pump action guns, seven cartridges and a cash sum of Eight hundred and seventy-seven thousand, five hundred naira (#877,500).
The Suspects arrested are being interrogated with a view to eliciting information on their involvement and unmasking other gang members.”
He added that the police will hand over the victims to NAPTIP for the welfare and rehabilitation of the children.
Tochukwu said all the suspects will be charged to court at the end of the investigations.