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Social Media Is Not Helping in Illegal Organ Trafficking in India

June 8, 2016

(Digital Journal) – With the recent arrests of five people, including the personal secretaries of one neurologist at the Apollo Hospital in New Delhi, India, police unearthed an elaborate kidney trading racket. The illegal sale of organs in India is actually nothing new. The black market sale of kidneys has been going on for years, despite laws forbidding organ-trafficking being in place since 1994. The crooks have just made doubly sure they weren’t caught.

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