The Commissioner of Police in Lagos, Hakeem Odumosu, disclosed on Wednesday a 60-year-old suspect has been arrested for allegedly running a baby factory in the Isolo area of the state.
The commissioner disclosed this during a parade of the suspects at the Police Command, Ikeja.
Augustina Onyenwe, The suspect, was arrested on July 1 at Lawson Road, Isolo, where she allegedly operated a baby factory, the commissioner said.
The police boss said the arrest of the suspect was based on the intelligence received by the police that Mrs Onyenwe keeps young pregnant ladies at the location till they are put to bed.
“A police team acted on the information, raced to the address, and rescued two heavily pregnant girls. The suspect has made a confessional statement to that effect.
“The victims, ladies of ages 32 and 20 respectively, have been kept in protective custody while the suspect will be charged to court as soon as possible,” Odumosu said.
He said the suspects will be charged to court after investigation.