In a sensational incident, a youth from Dibrugarh in Assam had to lose one of his kidneys after a friend of his allegedly duped him and sold off his kidney to another person at a private nursing hospital in Kolkata.
The victim, Dipankar Das, was allegedly duped by his friend Ram Kishore Bhagat alias Bikash Das who stays at the same lane in Shantipura, Dibrugarh.
According to reports, Bhagat lured Dipankar by promising him to get issued a driving license for four-wheelers and took him to Dimapur in Nagaland. After that Bhagat introduced him to an aide of his and got Dipankar to sign some blank papers for the driving license. After that Dipankar force fed with alcoholic and other intoxicating substances and made to stay in Dimapur for multiple days. Soon Dipankar was suffering from severe stomach ache and around this time, Bhagat told him that he should get treated at a hospital in Kolkata and took him there via train.
In Kolkata, Dipankar was made to stay in a rented place for multiple days and later they got him admitted to NH Rabindranath Tagore International Institute of Cardiac Sciences making him believe that he has developed stones in his kidneys.
When Dipankar regained his senses, he realized that one of his kidneys has been taken away through an operation.
Later it became clear that the stolen kidney has been sold to one Dipak Das of Dimapur. Seeing no other way, Dipankar somehow managed to get back to Dibrugarh. Following which, Bhagat arrived at Dipankar’s Dibrugarh home and deposited Rs 49,900 in his bank account. When Dipankar tried to confront Bhagat about the ‘kidney incident’, Bhagat allegedly threatened him of dire consequences and asked him to keep mum about everything.