This urban legend is probably one of the most well-known urban legends. There are a lot of variations of the tale, but they always contain the same points: A man/woman travels out of town on business and hooks up with a stranger, who ends up drugging them. They wake up hours later in a tub of ice to find stitched up incisions on their side where their kidneys are located. These strangers steal the kidney to sell on the black market for transplants.
As creepy as this urban legend may sound, there have been times when it has actually happened to people in real-life. One example is the case of 33 year-old Indian construction worker Mohammad Saleem.
In 2008, Saleem agreed to take on a high-paying construction job in New Delhi, and was told by the employers to wait in a specific New Delhi bungalow. The employers never showed up, and after a few days of waiting, two masked men broke into the home and forcibly drugged Saleem, knocking him out. Saleem woke up sometime later on a metal gurney with a shooting pain in the right side of his abdomen. Saleem's abductors told him they removed his kidney and threatened him not to tell anyone about it