Woman arrested for attempting to sell off child
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Last Updated: Sunday, January 31, 2010, 23:09
  
Guwahati: Abject poverty drove a woman to attempt to sell off her infant son for a mere Rs One thousand before she was arrested by the police here on Sunday.

The woman, identified as Anjali Saha, was trying to sell off her child at Santipur area of the city when the local people informed a NGO whose workers called the police.

The woman claimed that her husband who had abandoned her was missing and nobody was willing to employ her with the child, police said.

She claimed that she was left with no choice but to sell off her child.

The police have taken both the woman and her child into custody and was investigating the incident, sources added.

PTI


First Published: Sunday, January 31, 2010, 23:09


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