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WATCH: Child Sleeping Next To Mother Stolen From Mathura Railway Station, Found At BJP Leader’s Home

BJP's Vinita Agarwal and her husband had allegedly bought the boy for Rs. 1.8 lakh from two doctors, who were part of a larger gang. The couple already has a daughter and wanted a boy.

Updated: August 30, 2022 10:11 AM IST

By News Desk | Edited by Analiza Pathak

WATCH: Child Sleeping Next To Mother Stolen From Mathura Railway Station, Found At BJP Leader's Home

Firozabad: A seven-month-old boy, who was kidnapped from next to his sleeping mother at Mathura Railway Station, was found 100 km away from the house of a lady councillor of Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) in Firozabad. The Mathura railway police has arrested eight people including a doctor couple, the BJP leader, her husband and four members of the gang that had stolen the child. The arrested doctor couple Prem Bihari and Dayawati runs Banke Bihari hospital in Nawal Nagar, Hathras and were engaged in selling children to the issueless people.

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According to media reports, Municipal Corporation Councilor, identified as Vinita Agarwal and her husband Krishna Murari Agarwal, were arrested by the police on the charges of buying the infant for Rs 1.8 Lakh from two doctors as they “wanted a son.”

The act of stealing the baby by a kidnapper was recorded on the CCTV camera installed at the railway station. As seen in the video, a kidnapper picks up the baby sleeping next to his mother and runs away with it.


The seven-month-old child was lifted by a gang of six people who were involved in the trade of selling such children. The child was stolen from the railway station on August 24. The man caught on the CCTV has been identified as Deepak and was arrested.

The police officials informed that based on the CCTV footage extensive search operation was carried out in the last six days in various cities. The special team of railway police travelled 800 kilometres and conducted raids at over two dozen places to track the stolen child. During the raids, police team came to know about the Hathras hospital where this trade of stolen children was going on.

“He (who lifted the child from the station) is part of a gang that includes two doctors who run a hospital in the neighbouring Hathras district. Some other health workers are involved too. We interrogated the people in whose home the child was found, and they told us they had only one daughter, so wanted a son. That’s why they made the deal,” NDTV quoted senior police officer Mohammed Mushtaq as saying.

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