Daughter sold for beer

A man in California has been arrested for arranging to sell his 14-year-old daughter for about R160000, 100 crates of beer and several cases of meat.

A man in California has been arrested for arranging to sell his 14-year-old daughter for about R160000, 100 crates of beer and several cases of meat.

Police in Greenfield said the 36-year-old Hispanic man sold the child to an 18-year-old man who was to marry her. The case came to light after the man told police that the prospective husband had failed to pay him.

He has been arrested for human trafficking, while the 18-year-old has been booked for statutory rape. - Sapa-AP

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