Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Police along with the Civil Administration on Thursday sealed an office of NGO in Pampore area Pulwama district in south Kashmir, allegedly involved in the sale of COVID orphans.
An official said that the office of Global Welfare Charitable Trust in Samboora was sealed after a team of police and tehsil administration raided the office and seized some important documents.
Pertinently, reports on Wednesday suggested that Kashmiri children orphaned after COVID took away their parents are being sold in different Indian markets.
The said NGO operator, according to reports, was offering newborn COVID orphans, some even lifted from hospitals for adoption.
Following the reports, an FIR has been lodged at police station Pampore against the alleged culprits and further investigation is going on, officials said. (KNO)