Dr Amit Kumar

  • Elderlies vow to donate organs to curb illegal trade February 13, 2008

    Bhopal: Shocked by the unearthing of the illegal kidney transplant racket near Delhi, senior citizens here have pledged to donate their organs so that people in need do not have to turn to racketeers like Amit Kumar to save their lives. Fortyeight people Sunday pledged to donate all their organs at...
  • Police zero in on Dr Kidney's brother | 'He's no monster' February 8, 2008

    Gurgaon: The Haryana police said on Friday that they have got definite clues about the whereabouts of Dr Jeewan, the brother of kidney transplant kingpin Amit Kumar, and another associate and both will be arrested soon. "Dr Amit Kumar's brother Jeewan and associated Saraj, the two absconding doctors, would be arrested...
  • My husband is no monster: Kidney kingpin's wife February 8, 2008

    Toronto: "My husband is not a monster as being portrayed around the world," says the 28yearold wife of Dr Amit Kumar who has been arrested in Nepal for allegedly running an illegal kidney transplant racket in India. Poonam Kumar, who along with her two young sons lives in a spacious home...
  • How a kidney transplant is carried out? February 8, 2008

    New Delhi: Dr Amit Kumar may have been termed the kingpin of the infamous kidney racket, but a little introspection points out he may just be the face of it. And experts say for many reasons. A kidney transplant is a complex surgery. A single person at any point of time...
  • Nepal police was hot on kingpin's trail February 8, 2008

    Kathmandu: Nepalese police was hot on the trail of the tainted doctor Amit Kumar and had also identified the hotels he was staying in the Himalayan nation before he was nabbed following suspicions he had business links in this country. Suspicions of Indian investigators that the tainted doctor Amit Kumar could...
  • Four kept confined by kidney transplant racket, rescued February 8, 2008

    Gurgaon: Four persons who were allegedly confined at a house by a member of the kidney transplant racket, reportedly masterminded by Amit Kumar, were rescued on Thursday night by the police. Gurgaon Police Commissioner Mohinder Lal said the four labourers might have been confined for taking out their kidneys. They were rescued...
  • How the kidney trade runs in Nepal February 8, 2008

    Kathmandu: Poor Nepalis working at carpet factories on the outskirts of Kathmandu are among the many victims who are lured to India with promises of handsome payment in exchange for one of their kidneys. Some end up getting far less than promised. Still others are taken to India with promises...
  • Cops trade blame over kidney kingpin's escape January 29, 2008

    Gurgaon: The Gurgaon police on Monday put the blame on Moradabad police, saying the mastermind of the kidney racket managed to escape due to lack of coordination between the two police units. "The Moradabad police didn't let us know before conducting the raids. And this helped Dr Amit Kumar flee," Gurgaon...
  • Cops seek Interpol notice on kidney racket kingpin January 28, 2008

    Gurgaon: The Haryana police has sought a red corner Interpol notice to track down Amit Kumar, alleged kingpin of the multicrore kidney transplant racket, apprehending that he may have fled the country. Investigations have revealed that Dr Kumar owned several properties in Gurgoan and operated at least eight bank accounts. Police...