Twenty-three people have been indicted in Poland for attempting to sell online their own organs, mostly kidneys, national police headquarters said Friday.
In a nationwide cyber-swoop, police detained people responsible for 250 online advertisements offering organs for sale. Officers searched 95 premises and questioned 105 people, a police statement said.
Law enforcement authorities expect to make other arrests within the framework of the ongoing investigation.
In Poland, offering organs for sale carries a prison term of up to one year.