South African woman attempts to sell child on Gumtree

A South African woman has been charged with human trafficking after attempting to sell a child on the website Gumtree.com.

The twenty year old woman listed a one year old boy on the trading website for for a little over $380 usd.

Police reported that during an undercover operation they arrested the woman after an exchange of money.

The child is reported to be in good health. Authorities said that they are working to determine where the child comes from.

The woman will return to Pietermaritzburg Magistrates Court on October 26.

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