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20-year-old Precious Ihemine, a JSS 2 student from Abia State, claims that her boyfriend impregnated and abandoned her.
Ihemine is in police custody in Asaba, Delta State capital, where she is not finding it easy to free herself from police allegations of engaging in baby trafficking, following her arrest at the home of a polyethene packaging materials producer, John Mary Ihezue, who she claims is her employer.
Arrested with her is another 20-year old, Blessing Okafor, who was also impregnated by her lover in a certain village in Enugu State. Both pregnant 20-year-olds were nabbed with six other ladies and two boys, when the police stormed the home-cum-business premises of Ihezue, who the police accused of running a baby factory.
But the suspects have stoutly denied the allegation, stating that they were just working for Ihezue in his polythene factory and computer business, to earn legitimate income.
Narrating how her ordeal began, Okafor told Sunday Sun that her parents chased her out when she got pregnant. She further revealed that one of her friends brought her to Ihezue in Asaba, where she could work and earn income until the delivery of the baby.
“We work for Ihezue. He has a polyethene making machine and computer business. I got pregnant in my village. The boy responsible for the pregnancy ran away. It was his friend who told me that he went to Abuja. This is my first pregnancy,” she said.
On her part, Ihemine said her sister who resides in Asaba brought her to Ihezue, where she could stay, because her sister’s husband refused to allow her live with his nuclear family.