Sambalpur: A one month and seven days old baby girl of Charmal area in the district here has been rescued by the local police from Rairakhol area after she was allegedly sold by her poor parents for Rs 15,000.
This incident came to light and the infant was rescued today following a complaint lodged by the Childline in the Charmal police station (PS).
The Charmal police also detained the couple who allegedly purchased the newborn girl. The couple belongs to Keutibahal village under the Charmal PS limits.
While investigation is still on, the rescued infant was stated to be under the custody of the Rairakhol police.