Kidney prices in Bangladesh

Police in Bangladesh arrested two organ traffickers after they reportedly purchased kidneys from poor villagers at prices between $2,000 to $3,000 (150,000 to 200,000 Bangladesh Takas).

Police believe that up to 200 people may have sold their organs to the pair of traffickers.

Source: AFP, “Bangladesh busts kidney trafficking gang,” Google News, August 30, 2011.