Father arrested for trying to sell daughters in Baghdad


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SULAIMANI — The Iraqi Federal Ministry of Interior’s Police Affairs Agency said on Tuesday (November 30) its forces have arrested a father who tried to sell his two minor daughters for 9 million Iraqi dinars ($6,170) in Baghdad.

The agency said in a statement the suspect confessed to selling his infant son hours after his birth to the same person in the Kurdistan Region.

The suspect was arrested in an operation based on secret information received by the agency. The sale was prevented.

The suspect has been arrested in accordance with Article 6 of Combating Trafficking in Persons Law No. 28 of 2012.

(NRT Digital Media)