China News Service, Zhangping, Fujian, July 22 (Chen Lifeng and Lian Yunhong) The crime of kidnapping and trafficking in children has always been an issue of great concern to people from all walks of life.
Child abduction has greatly damaged the vital rights of children and increased social instability.
The People’s Court of Zhangping City, Fujian Province disclosed on the 22nd that the court publicly heard a case involving the sale of a biological baby boy. His biological father, Xiong Moufu, was sentenced to five years’ imprisonment and a fine of 6,000 yuan. For the crime of kidnapping and trafficking children, he was sentenced to three years’ imprisonment, suspended for three years and six months, and a fine of RMB 3,000; the buyer, Deng Moubai, was sentenced to nine months’ imprisonment and suspended for one year and three years for the crime of buying a kidnapped child. Month; the buyer Deng Mouqing guilty of buying a kidnapped child is sentenced to nine months in prison, with a suspended sentence of one year and three months; the intermediary introducer Cai Mousheng is guilty of buying a kidnapped child and sentenced to eleven fixed-term imprisonment Months, suspended for one year and six months.
As of the beginning of 2019, Xiong Moufu and Zhang Mou are divided into husband and wife and have a total of 4 children.
On April 20, 2019, Zhang gave birth to another child.
Due to family financial difficulties and illegal profits, Xiong Moufu proposed to sell the newborn baby boy to others. After obtaining Zhang's consent, Xiong Moufu contacted others for trafficking matters and hired a driver from Yunnan Province. Departed from Funing County and arrived in Hua'an County, Fujian Province on May 29, 2019. After negotiation, the baby was abducted and sold to Deng Moubai, Deng Mouqing, and later Deng Moubai introduced by the mediator Cai Mousheng at a price of RMB 98,000. , Deng Mouqing brought the baby back to Zhangping City to raise him.
The mediator Cai Mousheng charged Xiong Moufu and Zhang Moufen a referral fee of 3,000 yuan, and Deng Moubai and Deng Mouqing a referral fee of 5,000 yuan.
On May 26, 2020, Deng Moubai and Deng Mouqing were summoned to the case according to law; at 23:00 on June 12, 2020, Xiong Moufu and Zhang Moufen were arrested by Zhangping Public Security Bureau police in Baiyun District, Guangzhou City, Guangdong Province Captured.
On June 18, 2020, Mr. Cai was arrested in Hua'an County, Fujian Province.
After trial, the court held that the defendants Xiong and Zhang were divided into obtaining illegal benefits and abducting and trafficking a child. Their behavior constituted the crime of abducting and trafficking in children. Defendants Deng Moubai and Deng Mouqing, through the intermediary introduction of the defendant Cai Mousheng, bought one of the abducted children to be raised, and their actions have constituted the crime of buying the abducted children. After the defendants Xiong and Zhang were able to truthfully confess their crimes after they arrived at the case, they were confessed and voluntarily pleaded guilty to punishing them, and they can be given a lighter punishment according to law. Defendant Zhang Moufen played a secondary role in the joint crime and was an accomplice, and the punishment should be mitigated according to law. The defendant Cai had a criminal history and should be punished severely as appropriate. After the defendants Deng Moubai, Deng Mouqing, and Cai Mousheng arrived at the case, they were able to truthfully confess their crimes and voluntarily pleaded guilty to punishing them, and they can be given a lighter punishment. Then the aforementioned judgment was made in accordance with the law. (Finish)