Suspected human organ trafficker remanded for 7 days

The suspect being escorted by police officers.

By Dorcas Ting

KUCHING, Aug 14: A 48-year-old man suspected of being a human organ trafficker has been remanded for seven days to facilitate police investigation into the case.

Investigating officer ASP Nor Elyanis Mohd Yusoff applied for the remand order at the Kuching Lower Court.

Deputy Registrar Mosidi Husseini allowed the police to remand the male suspect for seven days until August 21 to assist police to further investigate the case.

The male suspect reported himself to the police at 1.45 pm yesterday (Aug 13).

The case is being investigated under Section 15 of the Anti-Trafficking in Persons and Anti-Smuggling of Migrants Act 2007.

Police have been hunting for the suspect for the past few days following an article in The Sun, United Kingdom which claimed that he is a very experienced organ dealer and had a successful business buying and selling kidneys through his social media page. -DayakDaily