17th March, 2018
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Newborn Girl Child was Sold for Rs. 6000 in Odisha

An infant girl child was recently sold in the Jaipur district of Odisha for an amount of Rs. 6000 by her parents. This incident prompted the authorities to order probe into this matter. As per the latest local media reports, Lata Rana of Ranpur village allegedly sold her baby daughter for 6000 rupees to a childless couple of the same sector on September 4, 2016, just after the birth. The couple already has one son and two daughters. They wanted to sell their daughter because of poorer condition and cannot afford to feed four children.