In a shocking incident, a mother sold her four-month-old son for Rs 62.40 at a railway station in Bihar.
According to reports the sale happened at a station which was close to the Nepal border. The mother said that she sold her child in order to support her disabled husband and other children. She also admitted that sold him for his own sake, however, she denied receiving any payment from the couple.
Everyone involved denied having paid or received any money and the mother said that she had “donated” the boy to a couple. However the boy’s sister told a newspaper that her mother was paid Rs 100 for the boy.
The police have launched an investigation into the case following the newspaper report.