A mother in the United States, who advertised on the internet for men willing to pay to rape her six-year-old daughter, has been sentenced to 26 years in jail.
The woman, 35, and her husband, 57, trawled Craigslist, a popular classifieds website, to solicit customers to come to their home in Marysville, Washington, and sexually abuse the girl.
Disturbing videos of the girl being abused by an unidentified man in the presence of her mother were found by the police at the couple’s house, along with sexually explicit photographs of their daughter.
At a county jury in Snohomish, Washington, the woman was charged with child rape, molestation and promoting the commercial sexual abuse of a minor. She was also convicted on numerous counts of dealing in child pornography.
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In June 2014, the woman’s husband received a 27-year jail term after being found guilty for child rape, molestation and possession of child pornography.
The couple have not been named to protect the girl and her brother, who were taken into care following the arrest of their parents in 2014.
This article originally appeared on Times of India.