Father caught while selling child
Published: 10:50 PM, 5 December 2020
A father named Sohrab Hossain was caught by locals while selling a two-month-old baby in Muladi, Barisal, around 4pm on Saturday. The locals handed him over to Muladi police station.
The incident took place in Padarhat area of Dikrirchar village in Kazirchar union of the upazila. Detained Sohrab Hossain Muladi lives in East Terchar area of the municipal town.
According to locals, Sohrab had a quarrel with his wife Moyna Akhter on Saturday as he had no income. At one stage of the quarrel, Moyna Akhter got angry and asked his son to leave the house on his father's lap. Sohrab tried to sell the child at Sikder's house in Padarhat port area. At that time, the people of the house arrested Sohrab on suspicion of being a child trafficker and informed the Muladi police station and the police arrested him.
Muladi Police Station OC Fayez Uddin said that when Sohrab tried to sell his child out of the house due to a quarrel between the husband and wife, the locals arrested her on suspicion of trafficking.