17 Jun '11, 1am

Woman wants to sell her kidneys or eyes for RM1 million to settle her husband's mounting debts.

NO LONGER able to live with the pressure of being harassed by loan sharks, a woman plans to sell her kidneys or eyes for RM1 million (S$407,806) to settle her husband's mounting debts. Harian Metro's front-page told the story of the woman in Johor Baru, known as Fatimah, who was willing to sell her organs to raise money to pay off the illegal moneylenders. The family's predicament began after Ms Fatimah's husband, known only as Ahmad, borrowed RM30,000 from a loans hark to start a business last September. However, the mother of two said their lives became 'a living hell' after thugs started coming to their house in Larkin demanding payment. 'This is our last resort. We can't live like this anymore. It's all right if I only have one eye or kidney as long as my family is safe and can live peacefully,' said the 35-year-old housewife. Ms Fatimah said she was aware that selling...

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