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Four oocyte sale racket accused detained under Goondas Act

The two women and John were lodged at Coimbatore Central Prison, while the woman’s live-in partner was in Gobi prison.

COIMBATORE: Erode Collector H Krishnanunni on Thursday issued an order to detain four persons arrested for forcing a minor girl to sell her oocyte under the Goondas Act.

Based on the recommendation of Superintendent of Police V Sasi Mohan, the Collector ordered detention of the victim’s mother, her live-in partner, intermediary woman and A John, who made forged Aadhaar cards.

The two women and John were lodged at Coimbatore Central Prison, while the woman’s live-in partner was in Gobi prison.

The minor was taken to hospitals in Erode, Salem and Krishnagiri besides neighbouring Kerala and Andhra Pradesh to sell her eggs.

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