The Magistrate presiding over the allegations of organ harvesting against former Nigerian deputy senate president, Ike Ekweremadu, and his wife, Beatrice Nwanneka Eweremadu, denied the couple bail during the court proceedings.
The court rulings
The Magistrate who denied the couple’s bail request ruled that Ike Ekweremadu and his wife, Beatrice Nwanneka Eweremadu, remain in police custody until July 7th. The court also ordered the duo to submit their passport to the UK government.
What they are saying
The statement by the Metropolitan police reads “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.”
What you should know
- The prosecutors charged Mr. Ike Ekweremadu, and his wife to court for relocating a 15-year-old boy from Nigeria to the UK under the disguise of bettering his life.
- The former Nigerian lawmaker and his wife to achieve their aim secured a passport for the 15-year-old under the false age of 21 years old.
- According to the prosecutors, the couple planned to harvest his organ to treat their daughter who is fighting a kidney disease and has been on dialysis for a while.