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WORLD: Three arrested in attempt of selling babies on instagram.

WORLD: Three arrested in attempt of selling babies on instagram.

WORLD
Three men have been arrested in Iran on suspicion of trying to sell two babies on Instagram. Tehran's police chief, Brig-Gen Hossein Rahimi, said one of the children was 20 days old. The other was two months old. The babies had already been bought for up to $500 (£400), and were being resold for between $2,000 and $2,500. One of those arrested allegedly said he was "getting babies from poor families" and "handing them over to families who could provide a better future". Brig-Gen Rahimi told local media that police officers had been alerted to "ads on Instagram for selling babies". The officers uncovered "10 to 15 such pages" on the photo-sharing service and found the two babies with the three men who were arrested, he said. The babies were handed over to social services. ...