Varanasi: A moneylender was arrested on Saturday for allegedly forcing a youth to sell his kidney to recover a loan , police said.

Acting on a complaint by Rajesh Goswami, a resident of Manduadeeh locality here a moneylender Shambhu Yadav was arrested. Raids were being conducted to nab another lender, Raju Yadav, SSP Varanasi, Vijay Prakash told PTI.

“Strong action will be taken against the duo if the allegations of forcing the youth to sell his kidney were found true,” Mr. Prakash said. — PTI