Child Stolen at Mathura Station: 7-month-old baby stolen from next to parents sleeping at Mathura station found at BJP councilor’s house in Firozabad, big racket exposed, police said
A seven-month-old baby, who was stolen from next to his sleeping parents at Mathura railway station last week, was found 100 km away from the house of a BJP councilor in Firozabad, police said on a racket that used to steal and sell such children, police said. breaks up, the police said.
BJP’s Vinita Agarwal and her husband had allegedly bought the boy for ₹1.8 lakh from two doctors, who were part of a larger gang, as they wanted a son. The couple already has a daughter.
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All eight people have been arrested, including the man who was caught on a security camera lifting the child off the stage.
Visuals from a press conference organized by the Railway Police in Mathura showed the police handing over the child to its mother, and everyone smiling for the camera. In another scene there were bundles of Rs 500 notes which were confiscated by the police from the arrested doctors.
In a detailed statement, senior police officer Mohammad Mushtaq said that the abduction was carried out by a gang involved in smuggling for money.
“We found that a man named Deep Kumar took the child. He is part of a gang that includes two doctors running a hospital in neighboring Hathras district. Some other health workers are also involved. We questioned those whose The baby in the house was found, and they told us they only had a daughter, so wanted a son. So they made the deal,” Mr. Mushtaq said in a statement to reporters.
There has been no response from the arrested corporator or from the BJP yet.
Footage from the incident on the night of August 23 showed a man passing by the child, who is sleeping with his mother. Moments later, he comes back and lifts the child up and splashes the water. He was caught on CCTV camera running towards the train parked on the platform.