A couple, Adeola and Binta Adebayo, has been reportedly arrested in Lagos for allegedly operating a baby factory.
According to a report by TheNation, they were arrested on Sunday by operatives of the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad (FSARS) in Ikeja Lagos, following a tip-off from a journalist.
According to state Police Commissioner, Edgal Imohimi, the suspects usually harbored young pregnant women at their 1, Treasure Palace Close, off Hand of Fair Bus Stop, Ikotun-Igando Road residence.
Imohimi said the suspects, Adeola and Binta Adebayo usually sold the children after the young women had been delivered to the babies without the mothers’ consent. He said: “During the raid, three young women were rescued.
One of the rescued women, Osikweme revealed, a friend of hers, Lepa, introduced her to the place. She said: “I was not told it is a baby factory. I was staying with my friend called Lepa when she told me that her place is too small and offered to take me where I will be delivered of my child.
I have been there since December last year. The woman told my mum that I am working with her but we didn’t negotiate about payment for my child.” .