The boy, who was rescued from a household in north Bengal seven years back where he was working as a domestic help, was made of the chairperson of WBPCR on Friday.
Rourkela police would be taking the accused into remand to speed up investigation and crack down on other members of the racket.
The infant’s grandmother Seema Khuntia, whose complaint led to the arrests, said Sangita’s husband Jitendra Agarwal called her over phone and met her on Tuesday afternoon with a bribe offer.
The traffickers have also been arrested, the release added.
According to the complainant, two of the accused women had got in touch with her over phone and offered her Rs 3 lakh for male child and Rs 40,000 for female child.
Official sources said the arrest of the two traffickers, Krishna Yogi and Tika Ram Ghimiray, led to the rescue.
The racket was unearthed when a local panchayat chief noticed two children crying when they were asked by some people to get inside a car on the JNV campus in Kalapathar locality.
The girls hail from Hojai, Nagaon, Sonitpur, Morigaon and Kamrup Rural districts, while the accused are from Hojai and Nagaon, Singh added.
Bachpan Bachao Andolan and Childline were instrumental in blowing the lid off the child trafficking case.
As of July 8, 295 children are missing in the State. The number would have been 297 had the two toddlers sold into illegal adoption by an NGO in Madurai not been rescued.
“We were treated a failure by our family members. We were ridiculed during social gatherings and ostracised from family functions.
An FIR has been registered on Friday evening at the KSR railway station against three individuals for trafficking and those rescued have been handed over to the Child Welfare Committee.
According to police sources, the duo was continuously on the move and special police teams were formed to trace them.
A day after the alleged child trafficking incidents at an NGO-run shelter, Idhayam Trust, came to light, the city police arrested seven persons, including two mediators, on Thursday.
Cops plan to dig deeper as the racket might be bigger & more widespread than expected