In a major breakthrough, the Jalandhar Commissionerate Police have busted a child trafficking racket that was being run by some city doctors. Six persons, including two doctors, were nabbed by the city police in this connection late last night. All were arrested from a hotel located near PIMS hospital where a deal was on to sell a four-month-old child Navjot.
The accused doctors were identified as Vishan Bhanot (Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery) of Urban Estate Phase 2 and Ramandeep Kaur (Bachelor of Electropathy Medicine & Surgery) of Patti Math Wali village in Nawanshahr, who runs City ART Services Private Limited on Cool Road where they deal in egg reproduction technology and sperm donation.
Dr Ramandeep Kaur, 29, of Banga’s Patti Mattwali village, Dr Vishal Bhanot, 45, of Urban Estate, Phase-2, Seema, 28, of Baba Bakala, Amritsar, Harjinder Kaur, 30, of Sangat Singh Nagar, baby’s maternal grandmother Asha, 50, and grandfather Brij Mohan, 55, of Madhuban Colony in Basti Bawa Khel of the city, were taken into custody. Dr Reena, who works in Jaswant Hospital near Dakoha railway crossing, and Nakodar based Jyoti are yet to be caught.
Dr Bhanot from Jalandhar is said to be a joint secretary of the National Integrated Medical Association (NIMA). NIMA is the largest organisation representing institutionally qualified ISM graduates who have undergone a conjoint study of ayurveda/ unani and allopathic systems of medicine from the institutions recognised by CCIM (Central Council of Indian Medicine).
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