Mother tried to sell baby to beggars as 'prop'

A mother and a couple have been arrested in Spain after striking a deal to sell a baby for use as a street-begging prop.

The mother agreed to sell her 10-month-old child for €2,000. It is now in the care of social services in the town of Nava del Rey.

She is now in hospital having given birth to another, premature, child.

Spain’s Interior Ministry said all three arrested were Romanian nationals.

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