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Man sells infant son for Rs 2 lakh to repay debt, held

The accused Sarabjit Singh (48), a resident of Iqbal Nagar in Ludhiana, is a auto-rickshaw driver.

By: Express News Service | Ludhiana | Published: March 15, 2018 1:14:04 am

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.

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