Chinese man ‘sells his son’, 2, to a childless couple for £17,000

Chinese man ‘sells his son’, 2, to a childless couple for £17,000 after winning custody battle with ex-wife and spends the cash on a holiday with his new girlfriend

Chinese man, identified by his surname Xie, was arrested for ‘selling his son’, twoThe suspect, from Zhejiang, left the boy, known as Jiajia, in care of his brother LinXie then told Lin that Jiajia’s mother wanted to see him but Lin informed policePolice said Jiajia had been sold to a couple in Changsu for CNY158,000 (£17,548)Xie allegedly sold his son and had used the cash to take his new wife travelling

A Chinese man has been arrested for allegedly selling his son, two, and using the money to go travelling with his new girlfriend.

The suspect, identified by his surname Xie, from the Chinese province of Zhejiang, won custody of his son after divorcing his wife, who was granted custody of their daughter.

The father left the boy, nicknamed Jiajia, in the care of his brother Lin, who lives in the city of Huzhou, while he needed to work in another area.

A man, identified by his surname Xie (centre), from the Chinese province of Zhejiang, has been arrested for allegedly selling his son, two, and using the cash to go travelling with his new lover

Xie was given custody of the his son, nicknamed Jiajia (pictured being reunited with family by police) after divorcing his wife, who was given custody of their daughter

Xie was given custody of the his son, nicknamed Jiajia (pictured being reunited with family by police) after divorcing his wife, who was given custody of their daughter

Upon his return, Xie was said to have taken his son from his brother’s home, reportedly telling his family and that Jiajia’s mother wanted to see him.

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