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Kidney transplant racket: Woman doctor among 7 arrested in Delhi; Rs 30 lakh was being charged for one transplant

People involved in this racket had links in Bangladesh | Racket is being run since 2019

Reported by:  With ANI inputs  Edited by:  Jasleen Kaur -- July 09th 2024 12:11 PM
Kidney transplant racket: Woman doctor among 7 arrested in Delhi; Rs 30 lakh was being charged for one transplant

Kidney transplant racket: Woman doctor among 7 arrested in Delhi; Rs 30 lakh was being charged for one transplant

New Delhi, July 9: The Delhi Police have arrested seven persons, including a doctor, in connection with an organ transplant racket exposed by the Crime Branch, an official said on Tuesday.

Deputy Commissioner of Police, Crime Branch, Amit Goel said, "Seven persons have been arrested in connection with an international organ transplant racket. The mastermind of this racket was a Bangladeshi."


"Both the donor and receiver were from Bangladesh. We have arrested a person named Russell, who used to arrange patients and donors, and a woman doctor involved in the transplant has also been arrested," said the official.

The police said the people involved in this racket had links in Bangladesh. "They used to charge Rs 25-30 lakh for each transplant. Both the donor and the receiver were from Bangladesh. They have been running the organ racket since 2019," added the police.

An investigation into the matter is underway. Further details on the matter are awaited.

- ANI

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