Man Sells 2YO Daughter To Repay Loan In Jajpur
Jajpur: In a shocking incident, a man has allegedly sold his two-and-a-half-year-old daughter to repay his loan in Jajpur district.
The accused has been identified as Ramesh Barik of Malia village in Binjharpur police station area.
As per reports, Ramesh had borrowed Rs 5000 from one Mitu Jena of Sayadpur in the same district. Later, Ramesh sold his daughter to Mitu as he failed to repay the loan amount.
Following this, the girl’s grandfather lodged a complaint at the local police station.
Acting on the complaint, police raided Mitu’s house and rescued the baby girl. Later, the cops handed over the girl to the District Child Protection Officer, Niranjan Kar. He has placed the child at a shelter home run by Sishu Mangal Samiti.