A British mother was arrested and jailed after she reportedly asked her partner to rape and impregnate her 12-year-old daughter.
The mother and stepfather admitted to plotting to use the girl as a surrogate after the mother learned that she was unable to have children. The court learned that the girl became pregnant as a result of the rape.
Judge Andrew Lockhart harshly addressed the mother and stepfather in court, according to Daily Mail:
Great trust is placed in the hands of those who are parents; and when that trust is broken, great damage is done to the child and to society. You planned to have a child together, but were told it was not possible. You both then decided that one way forward would be for her to become pregnant and…