07 Dec '11, 5am

China arrests 600 in child trafficking bust

BEIJING: Chinese police have busted two huge child trafficking rings that spanned 10 provinces, arresting more than 600 suspects and rescuing 178 children, the government said Wednesday. Child abductions and trafficking are rife in China, despite repeated police crackdowns -- a problem that many experts blame on the nation's strict "one-child" policy and lax regulations on adoption. The public security ministry said in a statement that police in the southwestern province of Sichuan had chanced on clues that a child trafficking gang was operating there when dealing with a traffic accident in May. Then in August, police in the southeastern province of Fujian discovered the existence of another gang involved in widespread child trafficking. After a long period of evidence-gathering, more than 5,000 police officers from 10 different provinces across China launched a joint offe...

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