Two women arrested for operating baby factory in Ogun State

Two women, Christiana D’ivoire Iyama and Margaret Ogwu have been arrested by the police in Ogun State for allegedly operating a baby factory.

It was gathered that the two women were apprehended on August 27, following information received by the police at Agbado Divisional Police headquarters.

The Police had been informed that Christiana Iyama of 4, Ibrahim Famuyiwa street, Agbado Ogun State, was running a baby factory in her apartment, where she harboured young girls to be impregnated by hired men.

After delivery, “she will collect the baby and sell to her waiting buyers,” the Ogun State police spokesman, Abimbola Oyeyemi, stated that on Monday.

Upon the information, the DPO of the Agbado division, SP Awoniyi Adekunle, mobilized his detectives to the area, where the said Iyama and Margaret Ogwu were apprehended.

Preliminary investigation, according to Oyeyemi, disclosed that Margaret Ogwu was one of the girls harboured by Christiana D’ivoire, who he said had employed the service of a man to impregnate.

The PPRO revealed that Ogwu’s baby was sold after delivery at the rate of N400,000 to one of her customers.

“She also confessed to the police that, she has sold up to three children from different women to her different customers.” Oyeyemi said.

Meanwhile, the State Commissioner of Police, Lanre Bankole, has ordered the transfer of the case to the State CIID in Eleweran, Abeokuta for further investigation and diligent prosecution.

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