Child Theft At SCB Medical: Rescued Babies, Parents To Go Under DNA Test

**Cuttack**: The Commissionerate of Police on Tuesday asked SCB Medical College and Hospital to conduct DNA paternity test of the two newborns, who were stolen by a woman, along with the respective two couples.

According to reports, Mangalabag police on Tuesday moved the court for granting necessary permission for conduct of the DNA test of the two newborns.

The babies would be handed over to their respective biological parents after the DNA test, police said.

Notably, Mangalabag police had arrested Manasi Samal, impersonating herself as an ASHA worker, had stolen the two infants from SCB on January 5 and March 8 this year.

Police through investigation got to know that Manasi had allegedly sold the newborn (stolen on March 8) to one Sumati Samal of Baranga for nearly Rs 10,500.


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