Police uncovers baby factory in Ogun, rescue 12 girls, expectant mother~NEWSEXTRA - NEWS EXTRA ONLINE


Thursday, 5 March 2020

Police uncovers baby factory in Ogun, rescue 12 girls, expectant mother~NEWSEXTRA

Ernest Nwokolo, Abeokuta

The Police in Ogun State have uncovered baby making factory at Imedu Okori community in Mowe area of Obafemi Owode Local Government Area of the state where young girls in various phases of pregnancy were rescued.

The Police burst the factory last February 28 when one of the inmate who escaped from the home reported at Mowe police station that she was lured into the facility and held captive there for sometime against her consent. 

The escapee said the female Operator of the criminal home, 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 would be taken away by the said Florence Ogbonna to only God know place.

The Police Public Relations Officer, Ogun State Police Command, in a release said the Divisional Police Officer,  Mowe Division Marvis Jayeola mobilized his detectives to the scene where 12 ladies between the ages of 20 and 25years were rescued with six amongst them heavily pregnant.

Abimbola, a Deputy Superintendent of Police(DSP), stated further that three suspects - Florence Ogbonna, Chibuke Akabueze(male) and Chibuzor Okafor (male)  were arrested in connection with the factory.

According to the Police Spokesman, the Commissioner of Police Kenneth Ebrimson has given instruction for the  transfer of the suspects to the Anti human trafficking and child labour unit of the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department(SCIID) for further  investigation. 

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

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