Friday, 3 June 2011

Teenager 'sells kidney for iPad':China

A teenager in China has sold one of his kidneys to an IPAD 2, Chinese media report now.
The 17-year-old, identified only as Little Zheng told a local television station he had arranged the sale of the kidney via the Internet.
The story only came to light after the teen mother was suspicious.
The case highlights China in the black market trade in organs. A shortage of donors has led to a flourishing trade.
Deep red scar:
It all started when the high school student saw an online advertisement offering money for organ donor.
Illegal agents organized a trip to the hospital and paid him $ 3,392 (£ 2,077) after surgery.
With the money the student iPad bought a 2 and a laptop.
When his mother the computers and the deep red scar on his body, which was caused by the operation saw Zheng Little known.
In 2007, Chinese authorities banned the trade in donor organs and have a voluntary scheme to try to combat the trade.


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