A couple has been arrested for selling kidneys in Kalai Upazila of Joypurhat On Wednesday night. -AA
Police have arrested a couple for selling kidneys in Kalai of Joypurhat On Wednesday night. The accused was detained at his home in Ulipur village. The detainees are Khwaja Mainuddin son of deceased Abu Said and Nazma Begum, wife of Khwaja Mainuddin.
Kalai police officer in-charge (OC) Abdul Latif Khan said, 'the sale of kidney is a punishable offense; In order to create public awareness about this, the police have been conducting a massive campaign in the area'. Despite this, Khwaja Mainuddin was tempted to sell his kidney to his wife Nazma after selling his kidney.
As a result, Nazma also sold one of her kidneys. They were arrested after receiving the news in secret. The fact of the incident was found in the examination. They also confessed about the selling of kidneys by the interrogation. They have been sued under the prevailing law for this crime.
---Ataur Rahman, Joypurhat
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