Two women, Christiana D’ivoire Iyama and Margaret Ogwu, were detained by Ogun State police officers for reportedly running a baby factory in the Agbodo area of the state.
According to information obtained, the suspects were detained on August 27 as a result of reliable information that the police at Agbado divisional headquarters had received.
SP Abimbola Oyeyemi, the command’s spokeswoman, revealed this in a statement on Monday, September 5. He claimed that the Police had information that Christiana Iyama, of 4, Ibrahim Famuyiwa Street, Agbado, was harboring young females in her apartment to be impregnated by hired men and operating a baby factory there.
“Preliminary investigation revealed that Margaret Ogwu was one of the girls harboured by Christiana D’ivoire who employed the service of a man to impregnate her and collected the child on delivery, which she sold at the rate of N400,000 to one of her customers‘, he said.
She also confessed to the police that she has sold up to three children from different women to her different customers,” he added.
In other news, a Ugandan mother identified as Dorothy Nabulime has been apprehended by the police after she was captured in a viral video assaulting her 2-year-old daughter.
Per the video that has sparked global outrage, the suspect was seen molesting the victim repeatedly with a shoe while hurling unprintable names at her.
The victim in the video fell out of the basin, onto the verandah, and down onto the ground, headfirst but her agitated mother continued to beat her vigorously with the shoe, asking her to get up and bathe.
Dorothy was arrested by the Ugandan police after the video went viral and she will be presented before the court on Monday for prosecution according to a tweet made by the Ugandan Police.