Category: Fatima – kidnapped child

Manager held in child kidnap racket

Source: hinduonnet.com Date: 2005-05-29 CHENNAI: The Central Crime Branch of the city police on Saturday arrested Somasundaram (48), Manager, Malaysian Social Services, near his residence in Koyambedu. The arrest was made by a team headed by Augustine Daniels, Assistant Commissioner of Police. Mr. Somasundaram was charged with signing fake documents pertaining to about 40 children… Read more »

Warning on suspect Indian adoption agency ignored

Source: The Australian  Michael McKenna | October 03, 2008 THE Goss government ignored a warning about an Indian adoption agency five years before it sent a young girl to an unwitting Queensland couple after she had allegedly been stolen away from her parents. The Bligh Government yesterday released a 1995 letter to Queensland’s then Department… Read more »

Birth parents want to see ‘trafficked’ child

Source: The Australian  By Sean Parnell | September 03, 2008 Girl allegedly stolen by child traffickers Adopted by Queensland couple Birth parents now want to see her THE Indian birth parents of a nine-year-old girl allegedly stolen by child-traffickers before being adopted by an unwitting Queensland couple have now asked to see her.

Stolen child ‘OK to stay in Queensland’

Source: Stolen child “ok to stay in Queensland  Scott Carney, August 30, 2008 November 11th, 1998, was like any other day in Chennai: hot and humid. Fatima, a young housewife with three children left her house for a grocery run across the street while two of her children, Zabeen, 2, and Sadaam Hussein, 4, played… Read more »

Tamil Nadu is home to adoption rackets and child-labour gangs

Source: www.indianexpress.com CHENNAI, FEBRUARY 15 2007 : • When E Kathirvel and Nagarani, pavement- dwellers in Pulianthope, woke up on an October morning in 1999, they found their 18 month-old son Sateesh missing. On May 3, 2005, police located the boy. But he had been legally adopted by the Bisessars, a Dutch couple, who had named… Read more »