3-month old child sold by his parents in Jalpaiguri

Jalpaiguri, 26th January: Sensation prevailed after a couple, identified as Jesu Das and Babli Das, were accused of selling their 3-month-old son in exchange for Rs 40 thousand. Reportedly, the incident occurred at the Mahamaya para under Jalpaiguri’s Ward no-16.

It was reported that Babli Das gave birth to her son three months ago at the District Hospital. A few days ago, she went to her father’s house along with her son and then returned home, on Friday, alone. When the locals interrogated the couple, they admitted that they sold their son.

The locals then detained the couple and handed them over to the Kotwali police station demanding severe punishment.
Local councillor Poulomi Saha stated that the couple belong to a poor family. As a result, they were unable to carry out the expenses.
Superintendent of Police Abhishek Modi stated that an investigation has been launched into the incident.

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