Assam: Main Accused Caught In Kidney Trafficking Racket Case from Coimbatore
The accused identified as Plaban Borthakur was arrested near Coimbatore three days earlier and was finally handed over to Assam police on November 10.
GUWAHATI: The main accused in Assam's kidney trafficking case was apprehended in Tamil Nadu and was finally brought back to the state on November 10.
The accused identified as Plaban Borthakur was arrested near Coimbatore three days earlier.
According to the sources, a local court has sent him to six-day police remand. The accused has been taken to the Jagiroad police station, where a complaint against him had already been filed.
Notably, Borthakur's name came up when the first victims of the racket were identified in Morigaon and later complaints began to emerge from other parts of the state.
Although, Assam Police contested the interim bail granted to him by the Gauhati High Court, but were denied due to insufficient evidence, following which, the accused, Borthakur went into hiding by then.
Earlier, the Ghoramora police of Dibrugarh district have arrested another mastermind behind the human organ trafficking and kidney selling, Girin Sonowal.
It is reported that Girin Sonowal disguised as Gautam Sonowal has been arrested by the police of Ghoramora from the Tengakhat area. The person has been secretly doing all such illegal activities for a long time and had been on the list top most wanted criminals of the area.
The person came to be known as a resident of the Lejai's Lalmati area of Dibrugarh.
For a long time, the human organ trafficking mastermind has been playing hide and seek with the administrative officials.