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Alleged Organ Harvesting: UK Court denies Ekweremadu, wife bail


A Uxbridge Magistrates’ Court in the United Kingdom has denied former Senate Deputy President Ike Ekweremadu and his wife Beatrice bail  as the alleged attempt child trafficking and organ harvesting.

It will be recalled that the duo  was arraigned on Thursday at the Court after they were arrested by the Metropolitan Police.

In his ruling, the magistrate  ordered the Enugu Senator and his wife to be remanded in Police custody till July 7.

The Metropolitan Police said the duo was charged to court on Thursday following an investigation by the police.

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.”

Ekweremadu and the wife both appeared at Uxbridge Magistrate Court on charges relating to the conspiracy of human trafficking for organ harvesting.