Uzhgorod Prosecutor is investigating into the woman's attempt to sell her three-year-old twins

1 November 2012 13:29  6123783 024329

October 31, a 37 year old female resident of Uzhgorod offered passers to buy her two sons of three years. One of the witnesses reported about this situation to the police. The police went to the spot and arrested the mother. The woman justified her behavior by the difficult material situation: she was unable do provide for children... She did not mention the amount for which she was ready to give them away.

The prosecutor of Uzhgorod is investigating into this fact according to Art. 97 of the CPC of Ukraine - the question of instituting criminal case is being considered. 

If the examination finds the mother mentally healthy and sane, and the court proves her guilt, then she faces imprisonment and deprivation of parental rights.

  In connection with the above, and taking into account the existence of a threat to the lives and health of children, the prosecutor of Uzhgorod submitted to the chief of Uzhgorod City Office of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine in the Transcarpathian region and to the mayor of the city the request to take children from the family under Art.170 of the Family Code of Ukraine - taking children from their parents without depriving them of parental rights).

Thus, the boys have been taken from the family and temporarily put in Uzhgorod City Children's Hospital for a medical examination - informed the press service of the Prosecutor's Office of the Transcarpathian region.

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