The men of the 23 Armoured Brigade Yola have raided a baby factory around Nigeria-Cameroon border at Belel, Maiha Local Government Area, Adamawa state.
During the raid, jointly carried out by the Nigerian military and the Department of State Services (DSS), seven suspects were arrested during the Special operation while 17 underage females were rescued.
The Brigade commander of the 23 Armoured Brigade, Brig. Gen. Mohammed Gambo, who confirmed the arrest of the suspect behind the illegal facility run as a baby factory urged parents to be more vigilant towards their because of the activities of criminal gangs.
Gambo said, “Our troops on a special operation in conjunction with the Department of State Services bumped into a baby-making factory, between the borders of Cameroun and Nigeria at Belel and they were able to apprehend seven suspects and 17 young girls who are between the ages of 19 and 21.
“We equally have two infants among them. Presently, we have just brought them to the Brigade headquarters and we are trying to profile them and then subsequently we would then hand them over to the DSS.”
He advised parents to keep an eye on their children and also warned criminal elements against settling down in the state.