A former Deputy Senate President of Nigeria, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, and his wife , Beatrice, have been charged in court in London with bringing a child to the UK for the Purpose of Harvesting the Child’s Organs.
The Charge by the London Police
“A woman and a man were charged today with conspiring to arrange the travel of a child into the UK in order to harvest organs.”
The charges follow an investigation by the Metropolitan Police’s specialist crime team.
(a) 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.
“(b) Ike Ekweremadu, 60 (12.05.62) of Nigeria, is charged with conspiracy to arrange/facilitate the 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.
“The investigation was launched after detectives were alerted to potential offences under modern slavery legislation in May 2022. A child has been safeguarded and we are working closely with partners on continued support. As criminal proceedings are now under way, we will not be providing further details.”
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