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Woman pleads guilty to trying to sell baby on Gumtree

I admit that my actions were wrongful, unlawful and intentional. I have no defense.

By Caroline Overington
A South African woman has pleaded guilty to trying to sell her baby on Gumtree.
Reuters reports that the woman pleaded guilty in a South African court "to having tried to sell her baby on the Internet for 5,000 rand ($346).
"I admit that my actions were wrongful, unlawful and intentional. I have no defense," the 20-year-old woman was quoted as saying.
Police said the woman was arrested in October following a tip-off from a member of the public who said that a baby was being sold on Gumtree.
She was freed on bail and placed under house arrest.

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