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Doctor acquitted in 'stolen babies' case in Spain
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Doctor acquitted in ‘stolen babies’ case in Spain


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A Madrid court has acquitted a former doctor of stealing newborn babies from their mothers and supplying them to infertile couples.

The court found gynaecologist Eduardo Vela, 85, had committed the crimes but charges were dropped because too much time had elapsed.

He is the first person to go on trial for illegal adoptions that took place during and after the fascist dictatorship of General Franco.

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