28.1 C
New Delhi
Sunday, September 26, 2021

Odisha police bust child selling racket; arrest 9 | Latest News India

- Advertisement -
- Advertisement -
- Advertisement -
- Advertisement -


The Odisha Police have said they busted a racket in Rourkela allegedly involved in selling children to childless couples in Jharkhand, Bihar, West Bengal, and Chhattisgarh and arrested nine people.

“A woman struck a deal with Sangita and Neeta Agarwal to sell her 1.5-year-old granddaughter. The woman was asked to come to the Idgah Ground (Rourkela) for the money. On Sunday night, the woman arrived at the designated location where she handed over her granddaughter to Seema and Sarita. However, instead of paying her, they fled with the child. The woman then lodged a police complaint,” said Bikram Keshari Bhoi, additional police superintendent, Rourkela.

On the basis of her complaint, police registered a case. Police said the gang would lure poor people to sell their children.

Last month, police in Bhubaneswar rescued a 10-day-old baby who was sold to a couple for 10,000 by his parents. Similarly, a woman in the Kendrapara district last month sold her 10-month-old baby for 5,000 to a childless couple as she was unable to sustain her family due to the Covid-19 lockdown.


Courtesy -www.hindustantimes.com

Source link

- Advertisement -

Tisca Chopra claims her Instagram account hacked, posts deleted

Actor Tisca Chopra on Sunday said her official Instagram account has been hacked. Chopra shared a message of caution with her followers on...

GST: Inter-co managerial/leadership services to attract 18% GST

Managerial and leadership services by corporate office to its group companies/construction sites registered in different states would attract 18 per cent GST, Maharashtra...

Priyanka Chopra Jonas visits Paris for Global Citizen Live

Priyanka Chopra Jonas is having a good time in Paris, France. The actress visited the world`s fashion capital on the weekend to host...

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Latest article