Dragon tries to buy baby

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Children's charities are shocked after James Caan tired to buy a baby while doing charity work in Pakistan.

The Pakistani-born businessman was visiting villages hit by the devastating floods that have swept the country when he says he had a "moment of madness".

In the video the Dragon's Den star can be seen trying to negotiate buying a baby from a poverty stricken family. Sara, who is just 40 weeks old, lost her home in the floods.

Caan offers to give her a better life for the price of 100,000 rupees, over £1,000. He says his brother is looking for a baby and could take care of her.

Caan's daughter, who accompanied him on the trip, can be seen protesting in the background.

The millionare has since defended himself, claiming he was overcome with emotion and was "not acting rationally".

He said that he recognises it was wrong and the baby would be better off staying with her family.