CCD hunt on to arrest suspects in kidney racket
The Colombo Crimes Division (CCD) yesterday informed the Colombo Additional Magistrate Ranjindra Jayasuriya that an investigation has been launched to arrest the suspects involved in the organized racket of obtaining kidneys and selling them to local and foreign people by deceiving poor people by saying that they will give millions of money to them.
“It has been further revealed that five people including a female had given a kidney to these suspects and the suspects had promised to give Rs.15 million per each kidney”, CID added.
The police stated that a person from the Bloemendhal area had referred these people for this racket and that medical tests were conducted from three private hospitals.
The Colombo Crime Division informed court that they have already launched investigations into the incident and that they will arrest the suspects and produce them before court.
After considering the relevant facts, the Magistrate ordered the Colombo Crimes Division to conduct investigations and arrest the suspects and present them to court.