Police arrests women running a baby factory who sell children for N400,000 in Ogun


The Ogun State Police Command arrested two women for allegedly running a baby factory in Agbado, in the state's Ifo Local Government Area.

The suspects, Christiana Iyama and Margaret Ogwu, were arrested on August 27, 2022, according to the state Police Public Relations Officer, SP Abimbola Oyeyemi, who confirmed the development in a statement on Monday.

"Upon receiving the information, the DPO Agbado Division, SP Awoniyi Adekunle, mobilized his detectives to the area where the aforementioned Christiana Iyama and Margaret Ogwu were arrested," Oyeyemi said.

"Preliminary investigation revealed that Margaret Ogwu was one of the girls harbored by Christiana Iyama, who hired a man to impregnate her and collected the child on delivery, which she sold to one of her customers for N400,000."

"She also admitted to the police that she had sold up to three children to different customers from different women."

Oyeyemi, on the other hand, stated that the state Commissioner of Police, Lanre Bankole, had directed that the case be transferred to the State Criminal Investigation Departments for further investigation and diligent prosecution.

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