Moscow: man detained while selling girl for $8 thousand

Moscow: man detained while selling girl for $8 thousand

The offender met with the child on the social network.

Moscow has opened a criminal case on human trafficking (Art. 127.1 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation) in respect to a man detained the day before, while trying to get half a million rubles ($8,000) for a girl born in 2003. The suspect made a deal in a cafe in the east of Moscow and was immediately detained, reported the Investigative Committee.

The agreement on a sale of the minor took place under the control of operatives on July 9. According to the investigation, the suspect met the girl in the social network and brought her to Moscow from another region.

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