Man sells son, buys phone with money

  • By TOI
  • | Wednesday | 13th September, 2017

He spent Rs 2,000 on the mobile phone, Rs 1,500 on a silver anklet for his seven year-old daughter and the rest on alcohol. BHUBANESWAR: A man was arrested from Odisha 's Bhadrak district on Tuesday for allegedly selling his 11-month-old son to purchase a mobile phone with part of the money he received in exchange.Police said Balaram Mukhi sold his son for Rs 23,000. He said that the couple too would be investigated.The anganwadi worker who knew the Sethi couple contacted Mukhi and struck a deal between them. Cops also questioned Mukhi's wife, Sukuti. The couple has another 10-year-old son.Bhadrak superintendent of police Anup Sahoo said Mukhi has no regular income.

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BHUBANESWAR: A man was arrested from Odisha 's Bhadrak district on Tuesday for allegedly selling his 11-month-old son to purchase a mobile phone with part of the money he received in exchange.Police said Balaram Mukhi sold his son for Rs 23,000.

He spent Rs 2,000 on the mobile phone, Rs 1,500 on a silver anklet for his seven year-old daughter and the rest on alcohol.

Cops also questioned Mukhi's wife, Sukuti.

The couple has another 10-year-old son.Bhadrak superintendent of police Anup Sahoo said Mukhi has no regular income.


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