GHAZIABAD: A man was arrested for allegedly abducting and selling his 13-month-old nephew from Tronica here, police said today.
Sunil was arrested yesterday for abducting Yash on September 10. The accused is also member of a trafficking racket, which sells babies to childless couples, said SP (Rural) Rakesh Pandey.
"The child was rescued on September 11, within 30 hours of abduction. The child was sold to a confectioner Paras Jain for Rs 7 lakhs," he said, adding the police have already arrested Jain.
The SP said, besides Sunil and Jain, on September 11 Anita Vij, who claimed to be a nurse, was arrested from Partapgunj here. She confessed to stealing and selling babies to childless couples.
We are questioning them to know the extent of the racket and their modus operandi, the SP said.