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Woman Arrested For Selling 4-Month-Old Son For R

SASARAM: A woman has been arrested along with two others for allegedly selling her four-month-old son for Rs. 3 lakh in Bihar’s Rohtas district, police said today.

Sunita Devi, a native of Bhartiganj area, sold her son for Rs. 3 lakh to one Priya Pandey of Ghaziabad yesterday, but later she had a change of heart and asked Ms Pandey to return the child, Town police station in-charge Pawan Kumar said.

After Ms Pandey lodged a complaint with the police, Sunita Devi and one Taramani Devi, who had brokered the deal, were arrested on charges of human trafficking, he said.

Ms Pandey was also arrested on charges of aiding an illegal act and coming to police only when her plans did not work, Mr Kumar said.

All the three women have been sent to jail.