Eight persons were arrested on charges of kidnapping two kids and selling them and a cash of Rs 82,000 was seized from an agent on Tuesday.
The further investigation found that the missing babies were sold to a couple in Tiruverumbur and another to a couple in Kuvalakudi.
Meanwhile, the team, on suspicion, secured a couple R Govindan (32) and G Aswini (27) and the couple confessed that they had bought the baby for Rs 3 lakh from its mother M Bhuvaneswari (42) from Kamanayakkanpalayam three months back.
Similarly, the team secured a couple P Kumar (30) and K Saradha (27) of Puthupatti near Thuraiyur who told the team that they had purchased the 25-day-old male baby from the couple R Dharmaraj (30) and D Rani (27) from Kuvalakudi. The team also found two women M Lourdu Mary (52) and N Velammal alias Vennila (42) as agents in child sales. Subsequently, the team arrested Aswnini, Bhuvaneswari, Dharmaraj, Rani, Kumar, Saradha and the agents Vennila, Lourdu Mary and seized a cash of Rs 82,000 from Vennila.