Police in the southern Indian state of Kerala have arrested the mother and stepfather of a teenage girl for allegedly forcing her into the sex trade for two years.
The 13-year-old has been rescued and taken to a state-run shelter home.
She has told counsellors that her parents would solicit customers and force her to have sex with the men.
Her mother has told a news channel that she would charge 3,000 rupees (�30; $47) from a customer for her daughter.
Police said they had identified 25 of the 40 customers who had allegedly paid for sex with the teenager.
Ten others, including a broker, have also been arrested in connection with the case.
The 37-year-old mother has seven children – the oldest is 24 years old and the youngest is aged four.
Her 55-year-old husband worked as a driver and would solicit customers showing the girl’s photograph, police said.
The family lived in a rented house in the town of Kottakal in Malappuram district in the north of the state.
Twenty-nine others were arrested in connection with the case.