Crime: Senator Ekweremadu, Wife Faces UK Court For Child Organ Harvesting

A former deputy senate president in Nigeria, Ike Ekweremadu and wife, Beatrice, have been arrested and charged for bringing a child to the UK for organ harvesting, the duo will be charged to court later today, reports Thecitypulsenews.

Confirming the arrests in a statement, the metropolitan police said the pair were charged to court on Thursday following an investigation by the force’s specialist crime team.

The police added that the investigation was launched after detectives were alerted to potential offences under modern slavery legislation in May 2022.

“Beatrice Nwanneka Ekweremadu, 55 (10.9.66) of Nigeria is charged with conspiracy to arrange/facilitate travel of another person with a view to exploitation, namely organ harvesting,” the statement reads.

“Ike Ekweremadu, 60 (12.05.62) of Nigeria is charged with conspiracy to arrange/facilitate travel of another person with a view to exploitation, namely organ harvesting.

“They have both been remanded in custody and will appear at Uxbridge Magistrates’ Court later today.”

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