In the Khabarovsk region are investigating a case of trafficking in newborn

© RIA Novosti / Igor Taraborrelli in photomacrography. Archival photoIn the Khabarovsk region are investigating a case of trafficking in newborn© RIA Novosti / Igor Taraborrelli the image Bank

Investigators in the Khabarovsk region opened a criminal case against two local residents, one of whom is suspected of giving the other the education of the child, according to the regional SUCK, Russian Federation.

«Investigating bodies SK the Russian Federation across Khabarovsk territory initiated two criminal cases against two women (23 and 26 years), suspected of committing crimes under PP «b, h» of part 2 of article 127.1 of the criminal code (trafficking in persons – other transaction in respect of minors in a helpless condition)», — stated in the message.

According to investigators, in September, 2018 23-year-old resident of Khabarovsk gave birth to a girl and gave it to his friend, so she raised her as their daughter.

«To provide legitimacy to the transaction women turned to several state authorities for the purpose of registration of the child allegedly born using assisted reproductive technologies «surrogate motherhood». This became known to law enforcement bodies, criminal case is brought, during the investigation, the woman confessed,» say the investigators.

According to the girl’s mother, she already has one child without a husband, the birth of the second was not in her plans and it was unwanted, including in connection with a difficult financial situation. A friend of hers offered to give her the child, and she raised the girl as their own. This friend already has one her child alone without a husband.

A baby girl taken from mother and placed in a medical institution. Militiamen establish all circumstances of incident.