China hands over trafficked baby to Việt Nam

Móng Cái City police in the northern province of Quảng Ninh, in co-operation with the border guard force of the Móng Cái International Border Gate, received a child who was sold to China.

Móng Cái City police receive a trafficked four-month-old infant from the Chinese police on Tuesday. - VNA/VNS Photo

The infant was handed over by Fangchenggang City police (China) on Tuesday.

The trafficked infant named Hà Đức Tuấn, born on July 1, 2017, belongs to Đồng Quặng Village, Đồng Lâm Commune, Hoành Bồ District (Quảng Ninh Province), according to the local police.

Soon after receiving the baby, Móng Cái City police and local doctors carried out a medical examination of the infant and completed necessary administrative formalities to take him to the province’s social support centre.

Earlier, on July 20, Móng Cái City police co-operated with Dongxing City police (China) to investigate some Vietnamese nationals suspected of being involved in the infant trafficking case.

The case was first uncovered by Fangchenggeng City police on July 5.

In Việt Nam, during the investigation process, Móng Cái City police initially verified, clarified and summoned suspects, who admitted to their involvement, according to the city police.

The police are expanding the investigation.

Source VNA