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Father tries to sell baby girl in a suitcase

By Mason White 4:59 PM July 29, 2015
The baby in the suitcase 

By: Tanya Malhotra
A man of China, was arrested after he tried to sell his baby in a suitcase.

The man was caught trying to sell his newborn baby after transporting the child in the suitcase to a hotel in Yuzhou, Henan, on Sunday.

The middle-aged man, who was identified as Ding, hid his 3-day-old baby girl in the suitcase and went to the hotel to meet a prospective buyer.

The father met a woman, who was identified as Zhao, around 7:00 p.m., with the intention of selling the newborn.

However, his plans were foiled when hotel staff heard the baby crying from inside the suitcase and they detained the couple.

Police arrived at the scene and found the child inside the suitcase under clothes. She was unharmed. She was taken to a hospital and the two suspects were arrested.

Ding said that the newborn’s mother was mentally ill, and he thought that she would be unable to raise the child.