Venkatamma borrowed Rs 2 lakh from moneylenders and paid Tara the advance.
Venkatamma was in dire need of money and agreed to donate her kidney.As per the agreement, Venkatamma had to pay Tara, a member of the gang and also her neighbour, Rs 3 lakh as commission.
The latter refused to return the cash and evaded Venkatamma’s queries on the kidney donation.Hounded by the moneylenders, Venkatamma jumped into a tank and committed suicide.
MANDYA: A 40-year-old woman committed suicide after being allegedly hoodwinked by kidney racketeers in Mandya’s Malavalli on Wednesday.Venkatamma, 48, a street vendor was allegedly lured by the gang who offered her Rs 30 lakh for one of her kidneys.
Villagers alleged a kidney-racket gang is trying to lure gullible donors with promises of huge returns for a kidney.
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