The Criminal Investigations Department (CID) has launched investigations into an organized gang involved in selling Sri Lankan infants to foreigners for adoption, it was reported.
According to Lankadeepa, the CID informed the Colombo Chief Magistrate Prasanna Alwis in this regard yesterday (Nov 23).
Presenting facts to the court, the CID revealed that the organized criminals were carrying out this large-scale infant trafficking racket from Kandy and a probe has been launched in this regard.
The CID further said that it had received a complaint on the human trafficking racket from a Norwegian citizen of Sri Lankan origin.
Considering the facts, the Colombo Chief Magistrate ordered the CID to immediately conduct an investigation, apprehend the suspects involved in the racket and produce them in court.