Assam: Parents sell son for Rs 5,000

Assam: Parents sell son for Rs 5,000

GUWAHATI: In what may be considered as a tragic incident, a couple from Dhansiri subdivision in Golaghat district, Assam sold their new born son for Rs 5,000 in order to meet ends with poverty.

The couple identified as Anil Majhi and Mouchumi Majhi of Sensua area at Barpathar mouza in Dhansiri are going through extreme measures of poverty which was why they decided to put up their one-and-a-half-month-old son for sale. Therefore, they met an ASHA of the locality and sold their child to a nurse at Golaghat Civil Hospital for just Rs 5,000.

Revealing their misery, the couple said that they were not even paid the full amount as agreed by the nurse.

(Agencies)

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