By Linda Ike
The operatives of the Ogun State Police Command, Agbedo have arrested two suspected baby factory operators.
The suspects were arrested following information received by Police at Agbado dDvisional Headquarters suggesting that Christiana Iyama who lives at No 4, Ibrahim Famuyiwa street, Agbado Ogun State, is operating a baby factory at her home address.
In a statement by the Police spokesperson, Abimbola Oyeyemi on Monday said two women, Christiana D’ivoire Iyama and Margaret Ogwu were apprehended on the 27th of August 2022 through credible information from members of the general public.
According to the Spokesperson,, Iyamu harbours young girls and hire men to impregnate them after which she will collect the baby on delivery and sell to her waiting buyers.
The police disclosed that upon obtaining the information, the Divisional Police officer, Agbado division, Superintendent of Police, Awoniyi Adekunle mobilized his detectives to the area where Christiana Iyama and Margaret Ogwu were arrested.
The Police Public Relations Officer said it’s preliminary investigation revealed that Margaret Ogwu is one of the girls harboured by Christiana Iyamu who employed the services of a man to impregnate the young lady and collected the child on delivery thereby selling the baby at the rate of N400,000 to one of Ms Iyamu’s customers.
Currentnews.com.ng learnt that Ms Iyamu however confessed to the police that, she sold up to three children from different women to different customers.
The State Commissioner of Police, Lanre Bankole who reacted to the development ordered that the case be transferred to the Criminal Investigation Departments for further investigation and diligent prosecution.