Tanzanian man arrested after selling daughter for body parts

A Tanzanian man has been arrested for selling his six-year-old daughter to be killed so that her body parts could be used in a potion to make him rich, police said Saturday. PHOTO | FILE | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • The region has been hit by a spate of ritual killings of children.
  • The businessman admitted his involvement and police are still hunting for the healer.
  • Such killings are not unusual in Tanzania, where albinos are often kidnapped and their body parts hacked off.

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