Senator Ekweremadu, wife arrested for bringing child to UK for organ harvesting

By AdvocateNews on 23/06/2022

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UK Cop, Senator Ekweremadu and hos wife Beatrice
UK Cop, Senator Ekweremadu and hos wife Beatrice

Former deputy senate president, Senator Ike Ekweremadu and his wife, Beatrice, have been arrested and charged to court for allegedly bringing a child to the UK for organ harvesting.

Confirming the arrests in a statement, the metropolitan police said the pair were charged to court on Thursday following an investigation by the police’ 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.”

“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.”

Posted 23/06/2022 2:54:39 PM

 

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