Single mother sells child for Rs 60,000 to get married again

Hyderabad :Police solved fake kidnap case of a toddler and arrested a woman, his mother, who sold off her child for Rs 60,000 and created a kidnap case at LB nagar in the city. The man who purchased the child was also arrested.

According to police, a woman identified as Derangula Vijayalaxmi, who is making her living by begging in the city, approached LB nagar police station, stating that she had a two-year-old son Akhil. On Tuesday evening, the woman stated that while she was moving around in LB Nagar along with her son Akhil(2), unexpectedly collapsed and became unconscious. Sometime later, passersby woke her and informed that an unknown couple came on a bike and took away her child. Based on her complaint, a kidnap case was registered and with the help of the bike number given by her, police traced the biker.

The biker identified as Oraganti Mosha, admitted that he purchased the child from Vijayalaxmi for Rs 60,000 at Shadnagar.

Inquiries revealed that Vijayalaxmi was planning to get married again, as her husband had abandoned her. As she cannot get married with the child, she decided to sell him and make some money for her marriage. Police arrested the duo and handed over the child to Child Welfare Committee of Ranga Reddy district, who shifted the child to Shishu vihar at Yousufguda for safe custody.

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