China: “Former Doctor is Convicted of Baby Trafficking”

#AceWorldNews says a Chinese court on Tuesday convicted a former obstetrician of abducting newborn babies and gave her a suspended death sentence. The intermediate court in Weinan city said Zhang Shuxia sold seven children in the northern province of Shaanxi, AFP reported. The woman had reportedly tricked parents into giving up their babies by telling them the newborns were sick or had died. The penalty is likely to be commuted to life imprisonment. Tens of thousands of children are believed to be stolen each year in China.

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