In a shocking incident in the State, a couple soldtheir newborn twins in Goalpara. The incident came to light after an initiativeby the Social Welfare Department.
According to reports, the couple identified asKushal Talukdar and Rupa Talukdar allegedly sold their twins for Rs. 10 lakhseach. Rupa gave birth to twins on June 19 and they sold both the babies to twodifferent couples in Goalpara and Guwahati.
The Guwahati couple, who bought one of the twins, said that they have paid Rs. 10 lakhs to the Talukdar couple. Reportedly, the Talukdar couple had covered the pregnancy by lying to their family members that tumours have developed inside Rupa's abdomen.
Meanwhile, the Police initiated an investigation to arrestthe couple. The couple is currently absconding.