Pregnant girls rescued as police discover baby factory in Lagos

Lagos police command have uncovered a baby factory, with two pregnant girls in Isolo area of Lagos State as it arrested a 60-year-old woman identified as Augustina Onyenwe operating the factory.

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

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

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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