Kendrapada, Orissa, Nov 24 (UNI) Driven by acute poverty, a father of four daughters has sold his one-and-a-half months old baby to a couple recently.
According to sources, 30-year old Sarat Bhoi, son of Daya Bhoi, was a resident of Khadianga (Baurisahi) under Kendrapara police station.
He was eking out a living by working as a daily labourer in the township area.
Police said Bhoi, who was reeling under penury, had failed to feed his family.
He allegedly sold his youngest daughter to a couple of Salepur, who had left for Hyderabad.
When contacted, Bhoi said he had donated his girl with the intention of providing his daughter a better life in the future.
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