03 Jun '11, 1am

Teen in China reportedly sold one of his kidneys without his family's knowledge to buy an iPad 2

A teenager in China reportedly sold one of his kidneys for 22,000 yuan (S$4,185) so he could buy an iPad 2. -- ST PHOTO: NG SOR LUAN A TEENAGER in China reportedly sold one of his kidneys for 22,000 yuan (S$4,185) so he could buy an iPad 2. The Global Times said the 17-year-old high school student, identified only as Zheng, had confessed to his mother after she noticed the gadget and a deep red scar on his body, which was from the surgery. Zheng had travelled from his home in Anhui province to the city of Chenzhou without his family's knowledge, where his kidney was removed at a hospital under the supervision of a kidney agent. The Global Times said Zheng's mother took him back to Chenzhou to report the incident to the authorities, but the contact numbers given by the kidney agents were not working. Zheng also bought an iPhone and a laptop with the proceeds from the sale o...

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  1. 03 Jun '11, 6am

    How to buy iPad 3 like that?

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