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Grandmother arrested when selling her grandson for 20,000 soms

Police officers received operational information that a resident of Osh wants to sell a child and has already found a buyer. The Ministry of Internal Affairs reported.

Police officers identified her as 59-year-old resident of Osh region. During a special operation, police detained the woman immediately after receiving money in the amount of 20,000 soms.

She brought her grandson, who was less than one month old, for sale and, having received the money, gave him to «the buyer.»

The child has already been handed over to social workers. A criminal case was initiated under Article 124 (trafficking in persons) of the Criminal Code of the Kyrgyz Republic. The detainee was placed in the pretrial detention center. The investigation continues. The investigation finds out all the reasons and motives of this crime.