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Man sells 2-year-old son for Rs 18 lakh; reason will leave you stunned!

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 4 May 2021, 18:43 IST
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In a shocking incident, a man from China’s Zhejiang allegedly sold his two-year-old son for Rs 18 lakh. the incident came to light when the man was detained by the police.
According to Zhejiang Legal Daily, the accused’s surname is Xie.

Know why Xie sold his son

As per the news report, Xie used to fight with his second wife and is alleged to have sold his son nicknamed Jiajia to get relief from the burden of child care.

After divorcing his wife, Xie got custody of the boy while the woman kept their daughter.

But, due to his work, Xie left the boy in the care of his brother Lin and other family members in Huzhou city.

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Last month, Xie took away his son from his brother Lin, saying that his mother wants to see him.

But when the boy didn’t arrive back to Lin, he contacted the police.

During the investigation, police found that Xie had sold the boy to a childless couple in Changshu, a city in Jiangsu province for 158,000 yuan (Rs 18 lakh).

He allegedly used the money to take his new wife to different parts of the country on holiday.

However, Jiajia was returned to his uncle last month and the couple is now facing ‘criminal coercive measures'.

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First published: 4 May 2021, 18:40 IST