Berlin: A refugee couple offered their one-month-old baby for sale on an online auction platform named eBay for 5,000 Euros. According to the German police, the couple has been detained and is being interrogated.
Police initiated an investigation into the matter for possible human trafficking after they were reported about the advertisement which appeared online on Tuesday. Police from the western city of Duisburg stated that the 40-days-old baby girl has been handed to child protection department.
According to the initial reports, the advertisement was posted with their home internet connection. Police said that this add was possibly posted by the couple, however, the internet connection was also used by the other family members.