Mumbai Police has busted a gang that smuggled children internationally. This racket has reportedly sent 300 children to the United States. This racket was started by Rajubhai Gamlevala alias Rajubhai in 2007. He used to sell one child to US-based customers for Rs 45 lakh. The purpose for which these children were sold was not known yet. Some members of this racket were arrested in March.
The children who were sent to America were between the ages of 11-16 years. This is from all the poor families, especially of Gujarat. A police officer said, "If the family or guardian sells them, unable to take care of the children." Police told that after getting an order from the US client, accused instructed his gang to find a poor family (especially in Gujarat) who wanted to sell his child. He also used to find families who used to rent their children's passports.
DPC Paramjit Singh Dahiya said, "Earlier, accused was caught in Mumbai in 2007 when he was caught with a fake passport. We found the racket until the arrest in March. Police told that he caught the accused via a Whatsapp number. He has been remanded to police custody till 18th August."