Police Burst Baby Factory In Ogun - THE ENCOUNTER NEWS


Thursday, March 5, 2020

Police Burst Baby Factory In Ogun

Some of the rescued victims
Adenike Sanusi
ABEOKUTA -  Operatives of Ogun State Police Command last week raided a suspected baby making home at Imedu Olori area of Mowe in Obafemi Owode Local government area of the State.

The illegal baby factory was discovered when one of the inmates who escaped from the home reported at Mowe police station that she was lured into the home and held captive there for sometime.

This was contained in a press release signed by the Police Public Relations Officer in the state, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi and made available to journalists in Abeokuta on Thursday.

According to the victim, the owner of the criminal home, one Florence Ogbonna who lured her into the home usually contract the service of some able body men to sleep with them and impregnate them, and immediately any of them gave birth to a baby, such baby will be taken away by the said Florence Ogbonna to only God know place.

Oyeyemi said upon the victim's report, the DPO Mowe division, SP Marvis Jayeola mobilized his detectives to the scene where 12 ladies between the ages of 20-25years were rescued with six amongst them heavily pregnant.

Three suspects namely; Florence Ogbonna, Chibuke Akabueze and Chibuzor Okafor were arrested in connection  to the case.

Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police, CP 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 discreet investigation.

He equally directed that the victims be kept in safe and protective custody pending when they will be re-united with their respective families.

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