Woman arrested for selling four-month-old son for Rs three lakh

New Delhi: A woman has been arrested along with two others for allegedly selling her four-month-old son for Rs three lakh in Bihar’s Rohtas district, police said on Friday.

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

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

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

All the three women have been sent to jail.