Police uncover baby factory in Ogun

The Police in Ogun State has uncovered a baby factory home at Imedu Olori area of Mowe in Obafemi Owode Local Government Area of Ogun State.

In a statement by the Police Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, the baby factory was discovered following a piece of information provided by one of the inmates, who escaped from the illegal home.

The inmate was said to have reported at the Mowe Police Station, that she was lured into the home and was held captive for a while.

The victim, identified the owner of the home as one Florence Ogbonna, explaining that Ogbonna used to contract the service of able-bodied men to sleep with the inmates and got them impregnated.

She added that their babies after delivery were taken away by the woman and never to be seen again.

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The statement said that the DPO of Mowe Division, SP Marvis Jayeola, upon information swung into action and deployed his men to the scene of the incident.

It was said that 12 ladies between the ages of 20 to 25 years were rescued with six amongst them heavily pregnant.

Those arrested were in connection to the crime were Florence Ogbonna (f), Chibuke Akabueze (m) and Chibuzor Okafor (m) were arrested in connection to the case.

The State Commissioner of Police, CP Kenneth Ebrimson, had directed that the suspects be transferred to the anti-human trafficking and child labour unit of the State criminal investigation and intelligence department for discreet investigation.

He equally directed that the victims be kept in safe and protective custody, pending the time when they will be reunited with their respective families.

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