The court in Moscow arrested three people on charges of child trafficking
Basmanny court of Moscow arrested three persons involved in the trafficking of children from surrogate mothers, which entailed by negligence the death of the baby, told RIA Novosti press-the court Secretary Irina Morozova.
"The court chose a measure of restraint in form of detention in respect of Kirill Anisimov, Vladislav Melnikov and Roman Emosewa" she said, adding that the fourth defendant Tatiana Blinov, the court sent under house arrest.
The press Secretary said that all charged under article 127.1 of the criminal code (trafficking in persons). Before the court in this case arrested four doctors: Taras Ashitkov, Lily Panaioti, Julian Ivanov and Valentin Chernyshov.
As explained by RIA Novosti attorney Igor Trunov protecting defendants, they pleaded guilty and believe that the result kriminalisiert the usual practice of reproductive technologies.
In January in Odintsovo near Moscow, the commander in chief of the UK have been prosecuted for causing death by negligence and human trafficking. It turned out that in one of the apartments of the village of VNIISSOK found the body of a newborn from a surrogate mother. The examination established that the cause of infant death were sudden infant death syndrome newborn.
In the apartment, investigators found three more children born for sale. They were there until their biological parents are foreign nationals - were engaged in registration of all necessary for children documents, including for export abroad. Neonates were removed and placed in a children's hospital. Then the investigators initiated a series of tests, including companies involved in the surrogacy program and local bodies of internal Affairs and guardianship. The case is in the Central apparatus of the RF IC.