Five Mumbai hospital doctors held in kidney sale racket

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Mumbai, Aug 10 (IANS) In a major swoop, Mumbai police late on Tuesday arrested five top medicos of the reputed Dr L.H. Hiranandani Hospital here in connection with a kidney sale racket.

Contacted for comment, an official spokesperson for Hiranandani Group told IANS that they are conducting their own internal probe and declined comments till it was completed.

Powai police late tonight nabbed the five medicos who include the 12-year old hospital management’s top brass.

The accused doctors are Dr Sujit Chattarjee (CEO), Dr Anurag Naik, Medical Director, Dr Mukesh Shete, Dr Mukesh Shah and Dr Prakash Shetty.

The accused will be produced for remand at Andheri Court on Wednesday.

The Mumbai police initiated a probe after a recent complaint alleging a kidney sale racket in the 240-bed hospital in Powai.

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They have been charged under Section 12 and 21 of The Transplantation of Human Organ Act, 1994, said the police.



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