Three Arrested for Child Trafficking at Chilimbi
Mangaluru: The Urwa police have arrested three persons in connection with child trafficking at Chilimbi here on August 3.
The arrested have been identified as Jalil (43), his wife Mymuna from Monkey Stand and Reshma (22) from Bhadravathi.
According to police, on August 3, getting reliable information on child trafficking, the Urwa police took Jalil along with Mymunna, Reshma and the child into their custody. During the investigation, Jalil said that six months ago, Reshma from Bhadravathi had called them and informed that she got a child near Arasikere Railway station and that she will sell it for Rs 90,000. Jalil and Mymunna agreed to pay Rs 90,000 to Reshma for the child.
The child was handed over to CWC and later shifted to Ramakrishna Ashram Puttur.
A case has been registered in the Urwa police station under section 370 IPC.