Believe it or not, a newborn baby boy in India was purportedly sold on the social media website known as Facebook for a paltry sum of $15,000. This all occurred after his grandfather told his daughter that she had given birth to a stillborn (did not survive womb) child. Continue reading for the news report.
“We acted upon the complaint of the mother, who alleged that her child was stolen from the nursing home in Ludhiana,” Ishwar Singh, Ludhiana’s Commissioner of Police, told the Telegraph. “After investigations, we found the grandfather of the child had struck a deal with a man in Delhi and had roped-in the nursing staff to smuggle the baby out of the nursing home. We have arrested four people including the grandfather. We have also booked the buyer from Delhi.”