A Madhya Pradesh police team on Monday claimed to have cracked cases – one of them dating to 2008 – related to the alleged sale of two babies, with the arrest of seven people, including two married couples and a midwife.
Special Task Force (Indore unit) Superintendent Manish Khatri said their action came following a tip-off received from an NGO working for the welfare of children.
He said the STF arrested the midwife, a local resident, and her two accomplices from neighbouring Dewas district.
Besides, a couple each from Dewas and Ratlam were arrested, the officer added.
The cases date back to 2008 and 2012.
The children – now aged 9 and 13 years, and living with the arrested couples – have been put in a shelter home, he said.
DNA tests would be conducted to find out their biological parents, he added.
The boys were sold by a maternity home, he said.