Women operate baby factory, sell babies for N400,000 in Ogun 

CITIZENS COMPASS– OPERATIVES of Ogun State Police Command have burst a baby factory in Ogun State, where babies were being sold for N400,000.

The operatives also arrested two women for allegedly operating the factory in Agbado, Ifo Local Government Area of the state.

This was disclosed on Monday, September 6, 2022, in a statement by the state Police Public Relations Officer, SP Abimbola Oyeyemi, who said the suspects, Christiana Iyama and Margaret Ogwu, were arrested on August 27, 2022, following a tip off.

The statement reads, “Upon the information, the DPO Agbado Division, SP Awoniyi Adekunle, mobilised his detectives to the area where the said Christiana Iyama and Margaret Ogwu were arrested.

Preliminary investigation revealed that Margaret Ogwu was one of the girls harboured by Christiana Iyama who employed the service of a man to impregnate her and collected the child on delivery which she sold 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, however, said the state Commissioner of Police, Lanre Bankole, had ordered the transfer of the case to the State Criminal Investigation Departments for further investigation and diligent prosecution.


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