Indian couple sells child for iPhone 14

In late July, Indian media reported a surprising incident involving an eight-month-old baby who was offered by his dad and mom to fund the purchase of an iPhone 14. Guilt-free of the case turned the couple’s obsession with the high-end smartphone, resulting within the appalling decision to sell their toddler son to meet the purchase price.
Jadef and Stee, husband and wife from West Bengal, India confirmed a keen curiosity within the iPhone 14 despite financial troubles as a outcome of their meagre income. Hence, the extravagant smartphone appeared out of their attain but, before long, they were seen flashing their new iPhone 14 and producing popular Instagram Reels.
Their sudden change in life-style and the mysterious disappearance of their eight-month-old baby boy raised suspicions amongst their neighbours who knew it was inconceivable for them to afford an iPhone that prices over one hundred,000 Rupees, roughly forty one,000 baht. When quizzed about their son’s whereabouts, the couple remained unfazed and claimed to have left the kid with a relative, reported The Straitstimes.
Unconvinced, neighbours alerted the police which resulted in Stee’s arrest. Jadef remains at giant. She confessed to selling her child to buy the iPhone 14 and revealed attempts to promote their seven-year-old daughter as well, which thankfully fell via.
In a fortunate turn of events, the infant was discovered at the house of a girl who has since been charged. Apart from being charged with human trafficking, the couple additionally faces charges of drug abuse.
Another case of someone selling a baby took place three years ago in China, though not for an iPhone. A man in China allegedly bought his new child son to a web-based purchaser for 18,000 kilos or 722,000 baht. The father claimed the Covid-19 pandemic left him unemployed and he wanted the money, so he put his baby – simply 40 days outdated – up on the market..

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