Kidney racket update: Team of Indian detectives to arrive

Kidney racket update: Team of Indian detectives to arrive

Written by Staff Writer

23 Apr, 2014 | 8:15 pm

Commissioner of Police in Hyderabad in India’s Andhra Pradesh, says that a team of detectives from the Hyderabad Central Crimes Station Police will visit Sri Lanka in the near future to investigate a suspected organ-trafficking racket.

Speaking to News1st, Anurag Sharma said this step was being taken in line with information that came to light during the interrogation of three suspects, who were arrested following the death of a youth from Andhra Pradesh in Colombo on March 28.

Commissioner of Police in Hyderabad, Anurag Sharma noted that the three suspects had been arrested for acting as local agents and luring the youth, Dinesh Kumar Maru to Sri Lanka to donate his Kidney for money.

Sharma, said the donors would collect information on the donors from websites like and, and after obtaining their willingness to donate their kidneys, the agents would contact doctors in Sri Lanka and facilitate the donors visit.

He added that the kidney transplant surgeries would then be performed at prominent private hospitals. Sharma added further that while a special team of CCS sleuths will leave for Colombo for further investigations, teams will conduct investigations in other parts of India, to nab the suspects in the organ trafficking racket.

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