Nurses try to sell newborn for $6 thousand in Shymkent 06 февраля 2013, 15:07
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Nurses of Shymkent perinatal center No.1 in south Kazakhstan are suspected of an attempt to sell a newborn, Tengrinews.kz reports citing the press-service of South-Kazakhstan oblast Financial Police Department.
According to the financial police, a woman abandoned the baby in the perinatal center. According to the investigators, the nurses then tried to sell her newborn baby to Shymkent citizen for $6 thousand. A criminal case over underage human trafficking has been initiated. The nurses of the perinatal center were arrested based on a court's ruling.
In summer 2011 a senior doctor of Taraz maternity hospital was accused of selling 5 newborns. The investigation found that the doctor pass 4 newborn boys and 1 girl with a full set of documents each to new "parents" for money in January 2010. "Now she is accused of selling 5 newborns, but we are investigating into three more cases," Askar Dzhumabekov, head of Department for Organized Criminal Control of Zhambyl oblast Interior Department, said.