Roma leader: Children have not been bought and sold

The leader of the local Roma community where four-year-old blonde girl, known as Maria, was found said children are have not been bought and sold in his town.

The leader of the local Roma community Babis Dimitriou.
The leader of the local Roma community Babis Dimitriou. Credit: APTN

Community president Babis Dimitriou said: "No such thing has happened in our community.

"Is the woman who found the child at fault? She should have gone to the police [and say] 'the Bulgarian abandoned the child with me and got up and left.'"

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