Five People Charged After Teen Sells Kidney for iPhone and iPad

Posted April 6, 2012 at 4:07pm by iClarified | Please help us and submit a translation by clicking here | 11426 views

Five people in southern China have been charged with intentional injury after a teen sold his kidney so he could buy an iPhone and an iPad, according to a Xinhua News report relayed by Reuters.

The five included a surgeon who removed a kidney from a 17-year-old boy in April last year. The boy, identified only by his surname Wang, now suffers from renal deficiency, Xinhua quoted prosecutors in Chenzhou city, Hunan province as saying. According to the Xinhua account, one of the defendants received about 220,000 yuan (about $35,000) to arrange the transplant. He paid Wang 22,000 yuan and split the rest with the surgeon, the three other defendants and other medical staff.

We first posted on this story in June of last year. The hospital reportedly didn't have the proper facilities to perform such surgery, which lasts about three hours, leading to the deteriorating health of the boy.

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Glacious - April 7, 2012 at 8:18pm
I'm not surprised by this. His device can replace the organ he sold. Just purchase an application, namely iKidney and use it :P I also wanna sell my ass, i can poop using iPoop and fart using iFart. No Offfense. I love apple products. I have an iPhone 4S. Cheers!! :)
Russell - April 7, 2012 at 7:21pm
Another article that shows us the level of intelligence apple customers have.
Your-Moma - April 7, 2012 at 3:55pm
I'll sell your mom's fanny for anything n everything "I"... Moms step this way si vous plais
Katon nu jutsu - April 7, 2012 at 3:11am
Totally insane.. I don't know exactly what the hell are they drooling about iPhones or iPads or whatever apple product there is.. I know its great.. I have one an iPhone.. But if I am in there shoes? I'd rather have the black and white dot matrix phone.. Than get sick and die.. Just to be IN..
huh? - April 6, 2012 at 11:53pm
So I saw a man in his 30s who had a left-sided malignant stroke last week (fucked up head) and the only thing we could do to relieve the pressure was a decompressive hemicraniectomy (cut half his skull out) to allow the brain to swell unimpeded. He was a fit, boxing coach with 17 members of his family that came to see him. Never did he do anything wrong but there I was saying to them that he would never talk again for sure, possibly never understand them and be fully dependant on them for everything...if he didn't die on the table. What are the consent laws in China? Because if his parents knew anything about this, they should be lined up and shot. Fucking retards. Rather the fucking prick died so nobody had to hear this fucking story in A&E when he gets fucked. Miserable fucking story.
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