Pune, 12th April 2022: The Maharashtra health department today suspended the organ transplant licence of Ruby hall clinic in connection with the kidney racket. The licence has been suspended for all kinds of organ transplants – live and cadaver – until the final report of the ongoing enquiry is submitted.
The racket came to light on April 5 when a woman from Kolhapur alleged that she was offered Rs 15 lakh for her kidney. The transplant took place on March 24. After discharge on April 5, she raised an alarm after she did not get the promised amount.
She has filed a complaint with Koregaon Park police station under Pune City Police. The hospital has also filed a complaint with the police demanding a probe.