Couple in West Bengal sells their child to buy iPhone 14 for making reels on Instagram: Report

A stunning incident has occurred in West Bengal the place a pair went to an excessive size simply to create an Instagram reel whereas travelling throughout the state. According to a report by the Times of India, a pair from North 24 Parganas district, offered their child to buy iPhone 14 to create IG reels.

The incident got here to mild after neighbours seen that the eight-month-old child of the household has gone lacking but the dad and mom regarded carefree and unanxious. Besides, seeing an iPhone handset with them, which prices a minimum of a lakh, additionally raised doubt amongst neighbours because the couple was recognized to have monetary difficulties in the previous. Subsequently, the neighbours filed a criticism on the police station.
The cops have arrested the mom whereas the daddy stays absconded. The mom confessed to the police that they offered the infant to purchase cash for buying the iPhone to create reels on Instagram, showcasing their travels throughout West Bengal. The police have registered a case in opposition to the couple, in addition to, the lady who purchased the infant in a case associated to human trafficking. Unfortunately, this isn’t the primary incident. (*14*) reviews have emerged, even from different international locations, the place individuals have offered their kids for iPhones. In 2016, a Chinese couple allegedly offered their new child 18-day-old child daughter for $3530 to buy an iPhone. A Duan, father of the child, from Fujian Province in the nation’s southeast discovered a purchaser for his 18-day-old child on the social media web site QQ, who paid $3530 (23,000 Yuan) for the infant. This 12 months, an Australian girl expressed her need in court docket to alternate her unborn child for an iPhone. She locked two of her daughters inside a automobile for 9 hours main to their demise.

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Updated: 28 Jul 2023, 07:17 AM IST

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