Mumbai News: Couple Arrested For Selling Child To Buy Drugs; 6 Others Held For Interstate Trafficking

Mumbai News: Couple Arrested For Selling Child To Buy Drugs; 6 Others Held For Interstate Trafficking

During the investigation, the cops unearthed the child trafficking network spread across Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu.

Megha KuchikUpdated: Saturday, November 25, 2023, 01:30 PM IST
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Mumbai: Crime Branch’s Unit 9 has dismantled an interstate child trafficking gang, rescued a two-year-old boy and two-month-old girl, and arrested eight people, including the parents of the children.

On Thursday, the boy’s aunt filed a case with the DN Nagar police, alleging that the parents – Shabbir Khan, 28, and his wife Sania, 26 – are drug addicts and have sold the boy for Rs60,000 and the girl for Rs14,000.

Child Trafficking Racket Busted

A team from Unit 9 arrested the couple and a 42-year-old man on the same day. During the investigation, the cops unearthed the child trafficking network spread across Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu.

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