BREAKING: Ekweremadu, wife arrested in London, charged with organ harvesting

The London Metropolitan Police have charged two Nigerians with conspiracy to site visitors a baby to the UK in order to reap organs, the legislation enforcement mentioned on Thursday.

The accused – a lady and a person – have the identical names and ages as Nigeria’s former Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu and wife Beatrice Nwanneka Ekweremadu.

The police mentioned the fees adopted an investigation by the Metropolitan Police’s Specialist Crime crew and gave some particulars of the accused as follows:
[A] Beatrice Nwanneka Ekweremadu, 55 (10.9.66) of Nigeria is charged with conspiracy to rearrange/facilitate journey of one other particular person with a view to exploitation, specifically organ harvesting.

[B] Ike Ekweremadu, 60 (12.05.62) of Nigeria is charged with conspiracy to rearrange/facilitate journey of one other particular person with a view to exploitation, specifically organ harvesting.

“The investigation was launched after detectives had been alerted to potential offences beneath trendy slavery laws in Might 2022,” the police mentioned.

The items of biographical information supplied match the publicly out there private information of Mr Ekweremadu, a serving senator and former Deputy Senate President, and her wife.

From the Pandora Papers investigation, PREMIUM TIMES learnt that Mr Ekweremadu is a UK resident.

Mr Ekweremadu’s spokesperson, Uche Anichukwu, has been contacted however has but to reply to our questions as of the time of this report.

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“They’ve each been remanded in custody and can seem at Uxbridge Magistrates’ Courtroom later as we speak,” Met mentioned.

PREMIUM TIMES contacted London Met for extra data.

“As prison proceedings are actually underway we won’t be offering additional particulars,” Met mentioned.

Whereas the police didn’t state the gender of the kid, they mentioned “A toddler has been safeguarded and we’re working intently with companions on continued help.”

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