3 persons, including couple, held for selling girl on pretext of job

Keonjhar: Police have arrested 3 persons including a couple for allegedly selling a girl in Haryana on the pretext of job.

Keonjhar district’s Soso police arrested the three accused who have been identified as Ram Tanti of Kaulabahali area along with his wife and Sachin Singh of Haryana. Police have forwarded the three accused to court.

According to sources, Ram Tanti and his wife sold off a girl from Kaulabahali area to Sachin Singh of Rajnajink area of Haryana for a sum of Rs 15,000. The girl was sold off on the pretext of job. The girl informed her parents after she was harassed by Sachin Singh. The girl’s parents then lodged a complaint with Soso police.