Published On: Wed, May 8th, 2013

Moroccan Mother Arrested For Selling Her Baby To A Beggar



By Mohammed Amine Qasserras

Morocco News Tribune

Kenitra, Morocco | A single mother was arrested by the police in Sidi Sliman City (north of Rabat) for selling her baby to a beggar.

To get rid of her female baby that she had out of wedlock, the single mother tried to sell her for approximately 500 dirhams (45 dollars) to one of beggar who is well-known in the area for using kids for begging.

Morocco daily newspaper “Sabah” reported that the mother is accused of selling her baby and putting the child’s life at risk.

The mother was arrested along with some people attended the process of negotiationing over the baby’s sale price.

Reports say that the mother was planning to leave the city of Sidi Sliman immediately after the completion of the transaction.