Spain rules ‘stolen baby’ doctor guilty but he cannot be punished

Ines Madrigal, who alleges she was one of Spain's "stolen babies" and has taken former doctor Eduardo Vela to court for falsifying her birth certificate to give her to her adoptive mother, walks out of the court after receiving the verdict in Madrid, Spain, October 8, 2018. REUTERS/Sergio Perez

MADRID (Reuters) – A Spanish doctor accused of stealing and selling a baby during the dictatorship is guilty of all charges but cannot be punished due to the statute of limitations, a Madrid court said on Monday. The court said 85-year-old Spanish gynecologist Eduardo Vela was responsible for the abduction of a child, faking a […]

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