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Three people charged over 'baby sale plot' in London

Two men and a woman have been charged after an investigation by the News of the World into the alleged sale of an 11-month-old girl.

Mohammad Javaid, 48, of Woodlands Road, Ilford, a 31-year-old man and a 28-year-old woman, both of Green Street, Forest Gate, east London, were charged with child neglect and abandonment.

The men were also charged with conspiracy to traffic for exploitation.

All three were remanded after appearing before Stratford Magistrates' Court.

The woman, who appeared at the court on Friday, was remanded in custody until 1 October when she will appear before magistrates again.

The two men, who were in the same court on Saturday, will appear next at Inner London Crown Court on 24 November.

An 11-month-old girl has been taken into the care of Newham Social Services in east London.

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