BY JIMITOTA ONOYUME
PORT HARCOURT — The Rivers State Police command,  yesterday, paraded 14 robbery suspects arrested at various Police operations.  Six AK 47 rifles, three laptops and about 15 mobile handsets were among items recovered from the robbers.

Also a lady who claimed to be a medical doctor and two others arrested for running a fake maternity centre in the state were paraded.

A Cross section of suspected armed robbers yesterday at the Rivers state Police Command headquarters in Port Harcourt during the parade of suspects by the Police Command. Photo: Nwankpa Chijioke

According to the Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Angela Agabe, the ‘doctor’ ran a maternity centre where she sold babies to women looking for children without their knowledge.

She said she would inject her patients with a substance that would make their bodies and breasts to swell as if they were pregnant. On the day of ‘delivery,’ she would take them to the theatre in her clinic and inject them with sedative drugs to make them sleep.

She would then pour blood she procured from other sources on their private parts and babies to create an impression that the babies had just been delivered. She would then present to them as what they gave birth to.

DSP Agabe gave the alleged fake doctor’s name as Dr Emeka Precious Chinyere.

She said the alleged fake doctor charged as much as N3 million for her service.

The other two who were paraded with her were a couple who allegedly sold their one month-old-baby to the doctor for N300,000.

Disclaimer

Comments expressed here do not reflect the opinions of vanguard newspapers or any employee thereof.