Two Women Running Baby Factory Arrested In Ogun

The Police in Ogun State have arrested two women for allegedly running a baby factory in Agbado, in the Ifo Local Government Area of the state.

Ogun state Police Public Relations Officer SP Abimbola Oyeyemi confirmed the development in a statement. He said the suspects, Christiana Iyama and Margaret Ogwu, were arrested on August 27, 2022, following information received by police.

SP Oyeyemi said, “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.

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“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 further stated that the state Commissioner of Police, Lanre Bankole, had ordered the case transfer to the State Criminal Investigation Departments for further investigation and diligent prosecution.