Trần Thị Ba (left) and Vũ Nga Linh from Quảng Ninh Province, are subjects related to an illegal surogacy business. — VNA/VNS Photo
QUẢNG NINH — Police in the northern Quảng Ninh Province have charged a woman for alleged involvement in running an illegal commercial surrogacy business.
Trần Thị Ba, 28, from Hạ Long City, was arrested on August 7 in an apartment building in Cao Thắng Ward where she lives with eight other women, three of whom are pregnant.
Police also detained Vũ Nga Linh, 31, residing in Cẩm Phả City, to investigate the illegal surrogacy ring.
Police are expanding the investigation into the case.
Earlier in April, Hạ Long City police also arrested two women and charged them with running an illegal commercial surrogacy business that involved taking Vietnamese women to China. — VNS