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Man arrested for selling wife’s kidney ‘because her family did not pay him a dowry’

By: Keerthi Mohan

A man in the Indian state of West Bengal was arrested on Tuesday for allegedly tricking his wife and selling her kidney to a businessman. Rita Sarkar, a 28-year-old, said her husband sold her kidney because her family couldn’t meet the dowry demand of Rs 2 lakhs. The incident came to light after she lodged a complaint against her in-laws. In her complaint she alleged that her husband of 12-years and her in-laws regularly tortured her for not meeting their dowry demands. According to police officials, Sarkar’s in-laws took advantage of her appendicitis to steal her kidney. Two years ago…

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