Woman held for trying to sale new born baby in Maha

, 10:00 PM IST

Jalna: A 42-year-old woman was today held for allegedly trying to sale a new-born baby, police said.

Raisa Begum Gaffar Khan, who hails from neighbouring Aurangabad, was staying in the city. Acting on a tip-off, police nabbed the accused and recovered the 21-day-old baby from her, Anant Kulkarnai, Police Inspector, Crime Branch, Jalna, said.

The baby, was handed over to the Child Welfare Committee and admitted to a private hospital here, he said.

“We are probing whether the baby was stolen or brought voluntarily. A police team has been sent to Aurangabad to investigate the case,” the officer said.