One more doctor, who is the supporter and a tout of kidney transplant racket big wig Amit Kumar was found to be involved in the kidney scam. The Delhi court recorded their statements in a nine-hour-long proceedings.
Kidney transplant racket kingpin Amit Kumar's doctor aide and a tout allegedly involved in the case recorded their statements in a nine-hour-long proceeding in a Delhi court.
Saraj Kovind and Gyasuddin were produced before Metropolitan Magistrate Chandra Shekhar, who recorded their statements under Section 164 of the Criminal Procedure Code (CrPC).
Due to shortage of time another accused in the case Jagdish could not record his statement. His statement would now be recorded on February 25.
Earlier the court had allowed the three accused to record their statements and sent them to judicial custody to give them a chance to re-consider their decision as their statement could be used against as evidence during the trial.
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) had filed the applications on 21st February before the court stating that the three accused, who were in its custody, wanted to record their confessional statements.