Monday, 24 March 2014 - 11:29
Mother arrested for selling her infant
Kekirawa Police have arrested a mother who sold her infant to another person yesterday.
The 20 year old unmarried suspect is a resident of Rambeawa, Anuradhapura.
The suspect, who is a mistress of a resident in Rambeawa, Gane-wal-pola, delivered the infant on the 2nd of this month at Mara-dan-kadawela government hospital.
According to police investigations, she had sold the baby a week after delivery and obtained money in return.
Kekirawa Police have launched a broad investigation in search of the missing infant.