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Woman in police custody for hawking her children

A middle age woman is in police custody in Bondo Police Station for allegedly hawking her children.

The woman believed to be from Tanzania was identified as Zaidi Hassan, was arrested on Thursday evening after putting her two children on sale.

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According two a witness who spoke two The Standard the older child of age around four years was being sold Ksh 60,000 while the younger one for Ksh 55,000.

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Confirming the incident Bondo police boss Anthony Wafula said they were alerted by members of the public over the incident.

“The woman and her two children are in police custody as we launch investigations into the matter,” he said.

Residents who were surprised, by the woman intentions to sell her children, learnt that she had traveled from Busia.

After further interrogations the residents learnt that she had already sold two of her four children in Kisumu.

Woman arrested in Bondo

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