Arrangements made to cremate a 43-year-old woman's body was falsely attributed as hospitals in Mumbai running organ trafficking rackets.
In a Facebook post dated July 21, Versha Verma was the woman seen in the viral photos. She called out Om Shukla for misusing her photos to falsely claim that an organ racket was operating in Maharashtra and clarified that she and her colleague Deepak Mahajan cremated unclaimed bodies through their NGO Ek Koshish Aisi Bhi. Also, she had uploaded the viral photos, with a message saying that they had cremated the unclaimed body of a 43-year-old woman who had been brought to Lucknow’s Civil Hospital but died during treatment. Versha had also filed an FIR with the Cyber Cell asking for action to be taken against Shukla.
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