SIALKOT- The Motra Police have recovered an infant girl from Tajpura-Lahore who was sold out for Rs50,000 by her mother due to abject poverty.

DSP Eng Rana Zahid Hussain told the media that the police had also arrested the accused mother Shahida Bibi; her friend midwife Razia Bibi who sold out the infant girl and Tajpura-Lahore based Muzamal who bought the girl.

According to the FIR (No 545/ 2014) lodged at Motra police station by sold minor girl’s father Ghulam Mustafa, his wife Shahid Bibi had sold out her infant daughter Mah Noor (nine months old) to a Tajpura-Lahore based childless couple for Rs50,000 with the help of local midwife Razia Bibi in village Sumbalpur-Motra.

The FIR revealed that the incident occurred on September 29, 2014 (two weeks ago).

The accused told the police that she sold out her daughter for Rs50,000 due poverty.