A daily wager couple in Andhra Pradesh’s Nellore reportedly sold their 12 year old daughter to a 46 year old man to fund their 16 year old daughter’s treatment, who was suffering from a respiratory illness.
The 12 year old girl was sold to a man identified as Chinna Subbaiah for Rs 10,000. Later, Chinna Subbaiah married the girl.
According to the reports, the Couple from Nellore were approached by Chinna Subbaiah, who is said to have bargained and struck the deal of Rs 10,000 instead of Rs 25,000 initially demanded by them.
Chinna Subbaiah’s wife had left him following marital discord. After that he had made offers to the family seeking to marry their second daughter.
The girl is now rescued by the Women and Child Welfare Department and Police have registered case against Chinna Subbaiah.