Organ racket gang busted in Assam, three arrested | Guwahati News


GUWAHATI: Police on Monday busted an inter-state gang involved in illegal trade of human organs in central Assam’s Morigaon district. Police also arrested one Ramen Medhi — believed to be kingpin of the gang —from Dakshin Dharamtul village in the district.
Prior to Medhi’s arrest, police had nabbed two agents — a woman identified as Nilima Boro and her son Mukul Boro — who were involved in the racket.
The accused were allegedly running an illegal kidney trade at Dakshin Dharamtul village for the past few years.
Medhi told the media about one Plabon Borthakur of Dhubri and another Rajesh Poddar of Morigaon who are also involved in the racket.
A case has been registered at Jagiroad police station in Morigaon district against the accused under relevant Sections of the India Penal Code.
Reacting to Medhi’s arrest, Dakshin Dharamtul’s Village Defence Party president Hitya Doloi, said: “The accused used to take the villagers to Kolkata by luring them with payments of huge amount of money to sell their kidneys.”

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