Nigeria Former Senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, and his wife Beatrice has been denied bail by the Uxbridge Justice of the Peace Court docket in London over claims that they trafficked a 15-year-old boy from Lagos to the UK with the intent to harvest his organ.
In accordance to Come up TV, the prosecutors at the courtroom this afternoon stated the Ekweremadus have been being charged for bringing the 15-year-old boy from Nigeria to the UK with the declare that he was to be given a greater life in the UK however was truly to harvest his organ. The prosecutors instructed the courtroom that the former Senate President procured a passport for the boy and claimed he was 21 years previous however they found that he was 15 years previous.
The prosecutors additionally instructed the courtroom that the Ekweremadus have a daughter who has a kidney-related illness and has been on dialysis for fairly a while. They instructed the courtroom that it’s believed that the plan was to use an organ from the boy on their daughter who seems to want a kidney transplant.
Ekweremadu and his wife had separate authorized representatives and prayed the courtroom to launch them on bail however their prayers have been nonetheless dismissed by the Justice of the Peace. The couple has surrendered their passports to the UK authorities.
The couple was arrested at Heathrow airport, on their means to Istanbul, Turkey and in accordance to the prosecutors, it’s believed that they have been on their means to procure one other organ as they have been unable to harvest the organ of the boy. The prosecutors additionally said that $20, 000 money was discovered on Mr. Ekweremadu.
In accordance to Come up, the pink flag was raised after the boy honestly disclosed his age, 15, to the docs at the Royal Free hospital. in the UK. The docs canceled the process and the boy was instantly taken into the custody of the household who in accordance to the prosecutors handled him like a slave till he escaped and discovered his means to the police the place an investigation began, main to the arrest of the couple.
Come up information reviews that in accordance to the prosecutors, the Ekweremadus discovered the boy off the streets in Lagos, he was homeless and they introduced him to the UK underneath the pretense of providing him a greater life. The protection nonetheless says there’s excess of meets the eye relating to the case.
After a lot deliberation, the Justice of the Peace ordered their remand in custody till July 7 for the subsequent listening to on the case.