Five Chinese women held for forcing kids to begAugust 29th, 2011 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 29 (IANS) Five Chinese women have been detained for forcing their children to beg so that they can pay their tuition fees.
The women were detained for forcing their children, now on a summer holiday, to beg, the Shanghai Daily reported.
The women took 11 children for begging in Guangxi’s capital city of Nanning.
They were found in a dirty house where they had been staying for 20 days.
Police initially believed they were human traffickers, but later learnt that the women were mothers to eight of the 11 children. The other three were related.
They earned at least 20,000 yuan ($3,131) during the holiday and the women claimed that it was to pay for the children’s tuition.
–Indo-Asiain News Service
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