Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), the Indian agency investigating into international kidney transplant racket allegedly led by Dr Amit Kumar, has requested details of his property, bank accounts, investments and other assets, apart from the number of transplant surgeries conducted by him in
A CBI team may also visit
Dr Kumar was arrested from
Investigations into the illegal kidney transplant case had led to
The case called attention to medical tourism, the practice of traveling abroad for health care at more affordable rates.
The Indian doctor would allegedly charge US$50,000 for a kidney transplant. The clandestine racket served international clients from
The racket flourished by conning or forcing people from underprivileged sections to relinquish their kidneys to wealthy clients. The ring used scouts to spot potential marks.
He ran an illegal hospital in Palam Vihar in Gurgaon. As his profession prospered in
Canadian police located the house in
The Indian Enforcement Directorate has already attached properties allegedly belonging to the racketeers across the country and abroad. Amit Kumar allegedly had a hotel in