-The Chinese man wanted to divorce his wife, but she demanded a car first
-He then decided to sell his baby to raise money for the car
A Chinese man named Zhang was arrested while trying to sell his baby for $11.000 (N5.3million) in order to buy his wife a car.
According to the police who questioned him, Zhang wanted to divorce his wife. However, his wife demanded that he buys him a car first. This made him resort to selling the baby to raise the money.
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CCTV footage showed Zhang holding his five-month-old baby in cold weather along a street in Liny, eastern China, apparently waiting for the buyer with whom he had already discussed and agreed the sale online.
After walking back and forth for about 10 minutes waiting for the buyer, patrolling police noticed his suspicious behavior and interrogated him. He then confessed his intention to sell his baby.
He said a buyer had already agreed to buy the baby and was to conduct the exchange on the street on January 12. He also said it was difficult to divorce his wife with a baby involved, and he had hoped to find a good home for his baby.
Police arrested Zhang and brought charges of human trafficking against him. Here is the CCTV footage of Zhang waiting for the buyer.
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