According to the report reaching us today from our correspondent that it has been confirmed that 23 young girls whose their mission was to terminate their unwanted pregnancies, have reportedly died after they Consumed some herbal mixture from a native home in Delta State
In a brief chat with According Mr. Ikechukwu Aduba, the state police commissioner, He explained that his detectives has arrested the operators of the herbal home who were mostly native doctors and quack nurses who upon interrogation, confessed to the crime.
The Herbal home is situated around Ugborikoko in Uvwie local government area. During the interrogations The suspects claimed that they were specially trained in traditional medicine, especially in the use of herbal concoction to terminate unwanted pregnancies.
We learnt that One of their victims, identified as Endurance a 22-year-old house-help in the area, recently died as a result of abortion she had performed at the native herbal home.
It was learnt that the 22-year-old victim took ill and was quickly rushed back to the quack herbal home where she died as a result of complications from the abortion she carried out in the herbal home centre.
The police also recovered different bottles with concoction and charms tied around sticks including locally made guns at the herbal home.