Police arrest Indian 'corpse smuggler' found with 50 human skeletons destined for China at a railway station
Suspect Sanjay Prasad was arrested at railway station in Indian state of Bihar
Police searched and found 34 skeletal remains and 16 human skulls in luggage
Officials said there is demand for skeletons among medical students in China
By BRYONY JEWELL FOR MAILONLINE
PUBLISHED: 10:53 GMT, 1 December 2018 | UPDATED: 10:53 GMT, 1 December 2018
A man has been arrested at a railway station for trying to smuggle 50 human skeletons, including 16 skulls, from India to China.
The shocking incident took place at the Chhapra Junction Railway Station in the district of Saran in the north-eastern Indian state of Bihar, bordering Nepal.
Suspect Sanjay Prasad was arrested by Government Railway Police officers who found 34 skeletal remains and 16 skulls in his luggage, reports the Telegraph.