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2 more ‘kidney donors’ revealed as Police nab 5 over organ trade

A 55-year-old clinic director allegedly involved in an organ trade was introduced to three prospective kidney donors by a gang member, according to investigative sources. Five people–including clinic director Toshinobu Horiuchi; gang member Kazuhisa Takino, 50; and Fumihiko Sakagami, 48, a former gang member who promised to donate his kidney to Horiuchi–were arrested Thursday on suspicion of conspiring to trade a kidney, a violation of the Organ Transplantation Law. Organ compatibility tests were conducted at Horiuchi’s clinic, and Sakagami was chosen from the three prospective donors, the sources said.

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Doctor along with gangster face arrest on suspicion of illegal organ trade

Police said Thursday that they have requested arrest warrants for five people including a doctor and a former gangster on suspicion of having tried to illegally trade a kidney by faking an adoption.Conspiring with his wife, the doctor, 55, who suffers from kidney failure, attempted to buy a kidney that was to have been donated by the former gang member, 50, for 10 million yen, investigative sources said.The doctor also submitted a false document to a ward office with the aim of adopting the former gangster in order to qualify for a living- donor kidney transplant between family members, the sources said.

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