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Kidney racket busted, Police search for Delhi doctor
Kanpur: An inter-state kidney racket was busted in Kanpur on Sunday. Probe into the global links in the racket gathered pace as the police initiated a search for Dr Ketan Kaushik. Dr Ketan is a Delhi-based private practitioner and handled the gang’s international clients. The multi-crore illegal organ trade had been flourishing for six years across three states.Dr Ketan’s name came to light during interrogation of six gang members, including donors, who worked as agents. Two of the arrested gang members claimed that they had met the doctor in Delhi several times to discuss kidney transplants after trapping poor donors. SSP, Kanpur, Anand Deo stated that the doctor played a vital role in making tourist visas of donors, who would be sent to the clients in Sri Lanka and Turkey.Gaurav Mishra, an arrested agent, told police that Dr Ketan’s agents were deployed at hospitals a...
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