Hyderabad: Father tries to sell his two daughters for Rs 20,000

Quarrel with wife leads to bizarre sale.

Hyderabad: Two girls including a four month baby, who were being sold by their father, were rescued by officials in Mahbubnagar district on Monday. After a quarrel with his wife Narsamma, over financial disputes, Mallesh decided to sell both his daughters for Rs 20,000.

According to officials, Mallesh and Narsamma had married nearly seven years ago and had two daughters, Geetanjali, 6, and four-month-old Bhulaxmi. The family was residing at Lattupalli village in Bijinapally mandal. A few days ago, the couple had a severe quarrel over financial issues, due to which both stopped talking to each other. Mallesh who was very angry with his wife decided to sell off his daughters.

On Monday after Narsamma went to work, he took his daughters and went to Mahbubnagar, sat near the District Education Office on Railway Station Road and started offering to sell the children for Rs 20,000. Passersby who noticed this informed officials. After officials arrived at the spot, he offered to sell his daughters to them for Rs 20,000 and pleaded with them to take the girls and give money to help him overcome his burdens. The girls were shifted to Shishuvihar and Mallesh was handed over to the police.

( Source : Deccan Chronicle. )
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