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Baby snatchers prowl Konkan

Ruksh Chatterji / CNN-IBN

Konkan (Maharashtra): Misty hills, swollen rivers and incessant rain are common in Maharashtra's Konkan belt.

This sparsely populated region along the west coast doesn't have a single adoption home, making it the perfect hunting ground for baby snatchers.

"We need a children's home here so that couples from our district can adopt children without having to go to other districts," says Chairperson, Child Welfare Committee (CWC), Ratnagiri, Dr Shashwat Shere.

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