03 Jun '11, 12pm

Would love to see what he does when Ipad 3 comes around... Boy, 17, sells kidney to buy iPad 2

Would love to see what he does when Ipad 3 comes around... Boy, 17, sells kidney to buy iPad 2

ANHUI, CHINA - A student sold his kidney for 20,000 yuan (S$3,800) to buy an iPad 2. The 17-year-old boy named Xiao Zheng, wanted the gadget but did not have money. He then found out online that he could sell his kidney for fast cash. The person told the teenager he could get 20,000 yuan if he sold his kidney. RELATED STORIES 'Organ trading fair, if both sides willing' Let's not rule out organ trading yet, says Khaw Illegal China organ trade ends in tragedy Three men, believed to be members of an organ selling syndicate, met the boy at a hospital in Chenzhou, Hunan, on April 28 to have his kidney removed. They gave him an extra 2,000 yuan when they left. Xiao Zheng's mother found out what had happened three days later when he returned home with a laptop and an iPad. After he told her what had happened, she brought him back to Chenzhou and lodged a police report. The men wh...

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