Police Uncover Baby-Making Factory in Mowe
A baby-making factory had been uncovered by men of the Nigeria Police, Ogun State Command at Imedu-Olori area of Mowe in Obafemi Owode Local Government Area of the state.
The illegal baby factory according to the command’s spokesman, Alhaji Abimbola Oyeyemi, was discovered when one of the inmates escaped from the home and reported at Mowe Police Station.
Alhaji Oyeyemi said the escaped inmate reported that she was lured into the home and was held captive.
The police explained that the alleged owner of the baby factory, one Florence Ogbonna had been contracting the service of able-bodied men to sleep with the ladies in order to impregnate them.
According to the police spokesman, when the detectives raided the baby-making factory, twelve ladies between ages twenty to twenty-five years were rescued with six of them heavily pregnant.
The police have since effected the arrest of the operators of the home including Florence Ogbonna, Chibuke Akabueze, and Chibuzor Okafor in connection to the case.
Meanwhile, the Ogun State Commissioner of Police, Mr Kenneth Ebrimson has ordered the immediate transfer of the suspects to Anti-Human Trafficking and Child Labour Unit of the State criminal investigation and intelligence department for further investigation.
He also directed the safe keep of the victims pending the time they would be re-united with their respective families.