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Baby factory: 7 additional pregnant ladies nabbed in Lagos

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Baby factory: 7 additional pregnant ladies nabbed in LagosAnother set of seven pregnant girls have been found by policemen attached to the Isolo Police Division.

The seven victims had reportedly escaped from another baby factory in the Isolo area of the state and were fleeing when the attention of the police was drawn to them.

PUNCH Metro learnt that the girls, aged between 13 and 27, fled from where they were camped after they discovered that their babies would be sold.

Stranded and lost, they loitered around the Cele bus stop on the Oshodi-Apapa Expressway around 1am on Wednesday.

Our correspondent learnt that the Isolo Divisional Police Officer led a team to the area and took them into custody.

The pregnant girls reportedly had a two-year-old girl with them.

The state Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Bala Elkana, who confirmed the development, said the seven pregnant girls claimed that they were tricked to Lagos.

He stated, “On Tuesday, October 2, 2019, around 1am, the Isolo Police Station received information that seven pregnant girls were seen stranded at the Cele bus stop along the Oshodi-Apapa Expressway.

“A team of detectives led by the Divisional Police Officer, Isolo, CSP Folorunsho Gabriel, mobilised to the area. The seven pregnant girls were rescued to the station and they are between the ages of 13 and 27.

“The girls said they were about 20 in the facility and were brought from different places, including Imo, Abia and Rivers states. Five of them came from Imo State.

“They were all brought  to Lagos under different guises, mostly employment. Some of them were promised help.

 

 

 

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