A mother of five allegedly sold her newborn daughter for Rs. 7,000 to a childless woman due to poverty at Patliputra Medical College (PMCH) in Patna, Indian media reports.
Dulali Devi (40), gave birth to twins, a son and a daughter, in gynecology ward of PMCH on Sunday evening, reportedly.
Child Welfare Committee chairperson Nita Sinha said Dulali on Monday “sold” her new-born daughter to childless woman Shahida Khatoon for Rs. 7,000.
However, on intervention of the CWC, the infant was reunited with the mother within 24 hours.