The Ogun State Police discovered the baby factory in the Imedu Okori community, in the Mowe area, in the local government area of Obafemi Owode, where girls at various stages of pregnancy were rescued.
The police blew up the factory on February 28, when one of the prisoners, who escaped from home, informed the Mowe police station that she was lured into the facility and held in captivity for some time against her consent.
The fugitive alleged that the criminal home operator, Florence Ogbonna, who attracted her to the home generally hires the service of some capable men to impregnate them.
Immediately either of them gave birth to a baby, she further claimed that Ogbonna would take the baby to where only God knows.
Police public relations officer, Ogun State Police Command, said in a statement that Mowe’s division police officer, Marvis Jayeola, had mobilized his detectives to the place where 12 women between the ages of 20 and 25 were rescued, six of them pregnant.
Ogun Baby Factory
Abimbola (DSP), also said that three suspects – Florence Ogbonna, Chibuke Akabueze (man) and Chibuzor Okafor (man) were arrested in connection with the factory.
According to the police spokesman, Police Commissioner Kenneth Ebrimson gave instructions for the transfer of the suspects to the state’s Department of Intelligence and Criminal Investigation (SCIID) to combat human trafficking and child labor for investigation.
He also ordered the victims to be kept safe and in protective custody when they would be reunited with their respective families.