Two pregnant girls rescued as police discover baby factory in Lagos

In the Isolo district of Lagos State, a baby factory with two pregnant girls was discovered.

The business was uncovered after a 60-year-old lady named Augustina Onyenwe, the factory’s operator, was arrested by the Lagos police command.

Commissioner of Police in Lagos, Hakeem Odumosu during a parade of suspects at the Police Command Headquarters in Ikeja, said the suspect was arrested following a tip-off.

He disclosed that two pregnant women were rescued at the factory following the arrest.

It was alleged that Mrs Onyenwe keeps young pregnant ladies at the location till they are delivered of their babies.

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Odumosu said: “A police team acted on the information given and stormed to the address, where we rescued two heavily pregnant girls.

“The suspect has made a confessional statement to that effect.”

Odumosu added that the victims, ladies of ages 32 and 20 respectively, are in protective custody while the suspect will be charged to court as soon as possible.

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