Kidney donor cheated, middlemen arrested

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Staff Reporter
Guwahati, June 24: One Sarada Devi was the recipient of a kidney during a kidney transplantation in 2016. The donor was one Debojit Sarma, a resident of Moran. The entire transaction was carried out by one Manas Kamal Sarma and one Parag Sarma, both hailing from Nagaon district. The donor was paid Rs 6 lakh in cheque by the two middlemen. But the cheque(s) bounched. Thereafter, the donor Debojit Sarma lodged an FIR at Dispur police station for being cheated by the two middlemen. The PS registered a case (no 831/16 US 420/ 406/34 of the IPC) against the two middlemen. Meanwhile, the two middlemen had gone into hiding. It was only on Saturday that the police managed to trace them and got them arrested from a rented accommodation at the Hatigaon area of the city.