The Ludhiana police have arrested a man for allegedly selling his infant son for Rs 2 lakh. The infant was recovered and handed over to his mother on Wednesday. The accused Sarabjit Singh (48), a resident of Iqbal Nagar in Ludhiana, is a auto-rickshaw driver.
Police have also arrested one Madhu Bala (50) from Panipat for allegedly ‘buying’ the baby and was planning to sell him further. Additional DCP-1 Gurpreet Singh said that on March 12 , Sarabjit’s wife Pooja filed a complaint against her husband for selling the infant.
During interrogation Sarabjit confessed that he was under debt and wanted money. Therefore, he decided to sell his son.