Ranchi: Sister of ‘Missionaries of Charity’ arrested for illegal child trade
The racket involved in the illegal trade was busted after a couple approached the CWC for not getting his child even after paying a sum of Rs 1.2 lakh to the lady working with the organization.
- RANCHI: At least one sister of ‘Missionaries of Charity’ in Ranchi was arrested for her involvement in the illegal trade of children after taking a huge amount of money from the couples keen to adopt children.
According to police, the racket involved in the illegal trade was busted after a couple approached the Child Welfare Committee (CWC) for not getting his child even after paying a sum of Rs 1.2 lakh to the lady working with the organization.
Meanwhile, an FIR has been lodged against the Missionaries of Charity for being involved in human trafficking by the CWC. “So far one sister working with the ‘Missionaries of Charity,’ Anima Indwar, has been arrested while involvement of another sister has also been found during the interrogation,” said SP City Aman Kumar.
Two sisters were also being interrogated by the local Police who are also may be arrested later, he added. Officer in charge of Kotwali Police Station asserting the arresting of Anima Indwar said that Rs 65000 has also been recovered from her possession.
“During the investigation, it has been revealed that they had been selling out children of unwed mothers illegally by taking a huge amount of money ranging from Rs 50,000 to 1.5 lakh,” said officer in charge of Kotwali Police Station SN Mandal.
At least four such children have illegally been sold out by them so far, he added. The matter was revealed after a couple approached the CWC when they were not handed over their child even after paying Rs 1.2 lakh to the sister.
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