Police in Russia's southwestern city of Volgograd have arrested an Uzbek couple for attempting to sell their newborn daughter.
Russian Interior Ministry says a 29-year-old Uzbek woman and her 21-year-old partner, also an Uzbek national, were arrested on May 19 after they sold their daughter for 400,000 rubles ($11,500).
Last month, police in Moscow region arrested another couple from Uzbekistan for attempting to sell their 18-month-old son and a newborn daughter for 1 million rubles ($28,900).
In February, two Uzbek women were arrested in Russia's second largest city, St. Petersburg, on charges of attempting to sell a newborn child for 80,000 rubles ($2,300) to an undercover police officer.
Based on reporting by Interfax and v1.ru