Seven day old child sold for Rs. 5000

The police are investigating an incident where a seven day old child had been sold for Rs. 5000 in Urubokka.

According to the police the deal involving the male child had taken place in Bengamuwam, Urubokka last month.

The police arrested the mother of the child as well as three other women on Sunday over the incident, the police media unit said today.

The police also said that the child who was sold had been found and was handed over to the mother.

The mother and the other women were produced before a magistrate and released on bail.