Three women including a Doctor caught in a child- trafficking racket

July 20, 2016 04:11 PM

Punjab News Express/ S.K.Vyas
JALANDHAR : The Jalandhar police has unearthed a child-trafficking racket with the arrest of three women including doctors of a private hospital, on . The police on Tuesday produced all the three accused- Dr Reena of Jaswant Hospital near Dakoha, Manpreet Kaur of Sirhind in Fatehgarh Sahib, and Jyoti of Nakodar- in a court. The court sent them two-days police custody to trace and recover the infant.

The accused reportedly sold off a baby boy four times within a few days of birth.
Police produced the accused disclosed that a Mithu Basti woman, Saroj, had sold the baby to Jyoti for Rs 3.3 lakh through neighbourhood contact Kuldeep Kaur. Jyoti passed on the infant to Dr Reena for Rs 3.5 lakh, the doctor sold it to Manpreet Kaur for Rs 4.10 lakh, and then an Uttarakhand couple bought him for Rs 4.5 lakh, say cops.
Police secured two-day custody of the accused to trace the infant and recover him from Uttarakhand.
In October 2013, the Ludhiana police had arrested Mithu Basti woman Kuldeep Kaur in another child-trafficking case.

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