GUJRAT: A poor man sold his twin daughters to pay off hospital dues worth Rs32,500, reported a private here on Saturday.
As per details, Nadra Bibi, wife of Bilal Khan was admitted to a private hospital namely Ali Clinic and Maternity Home for delivery. The private hospital is situated in Jalalpur Jattan area.
After birth of twin girls, dues worth Rs32,500 were pending against the family.
Later, a hospital employee identified as Sultana Bibi suggested to the couple to sell their babies to clear the hospital bill.
The hospital administration allegedly finalised their deal with unknown persons in return for thousands of rupees and got thumb impressions of the new-born girls’ father Bilal Khan on a plain paper as a guarantee.
Meanwhile, hospital’s Dr Rizwan said that the girls were sold by their parents. He was informed about the reality later and only medical bill was charged from the parents.
On the other hand, the parents claim that they are unaware of the total amount given in return for their daughters.