BABY FACTORY OPERATOR ON THE RUN AS POLICE RESCUE 10 VICTIMS IN OGUN
The Ogun State Police Command on Tuesday rescued 10 people, including four children, four pregnant women and two other women during a 'baby factory’ raid.
The victims were rescued at the Ofada, Mowe area of Ogun State
Confirming the incident on Wednesday, the Ogun State Spokesperson, Abimbola Oyeyemi said two suspects, a physically-challenged man and the daughter of the owner of the clinic were arrested but the owner of the clinic is on the run.
Police said the owner of the baby factory is currently standing trial and was released on bail earlier in the year. "She had been standing trial for human trafficking after her arrest early this year but she was on bail when she went back to her usual business.”
The pregnant women who were aged between 18-24 years old, told the police that men were hired to impregnate them and then sell the newborns for profit.
The Operator of the illicit trade transported the young expectant mothers from Imo, Abia, and Ebonyi states into Ogun State with a promise of securing employment for them.