Jharkhand Couple Sold 2 Daughters For Rs 1,500 Each 3 Years Ago, Probe On

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The Child Welfare Committee has also been roped in to investigate the matter. (Representational)

Jamshedpur:

Two girls were allegedly sold off by their parents three years ago in West Singhbhum district of Jharkhand. The incident came to light on Monday.

The poverty-stricken tribal couple had reportedly sold off their two daughters for Rs 1,500 each to a businessman in West Bengal's Howrah.

"Though it is a three-year-old case, the incident came to our notice after a section of the media reported it on Monday," an official of the district administration of West Singhbhum said.

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A probe has been ordered into the case. The Child Welfare Committee has also been roped in to investigate the matter.

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