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Student who busted kidney racket aspires to be journalist

23-year-old Jaideep, who helped bust the kidney racket in Delhi, now wishes to pursue a career in investigative Journalism.

The way he has carefully spy cams and secretly recorded his conversations with the accused gave him an adrenaline rush and the MBA student now wants to make a career out of unravelling antisocial elements in the society.

Jaideep, a resident of Sikar, Rajasthan, played an active role in unearthing the kidney racket along with Delhi Police's Crime Branch.

The young man risked his life and travelled to Delhi to get to the bottom of the racket.

"I knew it was risky, but then everything in the world is risky. I am glad that I busted the racket and saved many from being duped by this gang," Jaideep said.

On being asked why he wants change careers, Jaideep replied: "Journalism is the best way to unearth bad elements in the society. I never did any sting before but this has thrilled me and now I look forward to take investigative journalism as a full-fledged career.

Jaideep got in touch with the racketeers after he chanced upon a website asking for a kidney donor.

Soon, he was contacted by men operating the racket, who offered Rs 4 lakh for his kidney.

Instead, Jaideep helped cops trap them by acting as a decoy potential donor.

Thanks to his contribution, Crime Branch officials recorded around 200 hours of audio-visual evidence, which proved to be crucial for arresting four middlemen of the gang.
Some doctors working in the city's Batra Hospital are also under the scanner.

It has also been learnt that the Commissioner of Delhi Police would felicitate Jaideep and the Crime Branch team involved in busting this nefarious kidney transplant racket.
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