How Allegation Of Organ Harvesting Landed Ekweremadu, Wife In Hot Soup In UK

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Ekweremadu’s Alleged Organ Harvesting Saga: Ebonyi Govt Weighs In, Reaches Out To Kidney Donor's Family

Former Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu and his wife, Beatrice, have been arrested and charged to court for bringing a child to the United Kingdom UK for organ harvesting.

This development was confirmed by the Metropolitan Police after the pair were charged to court on Thursday following an investigation by the police’ specialist crime team.

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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 the travel of another person with a view to exploitation, namely organ harvesting,” the statement reads.

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“Ike Ekweremadu, 60 (12.05.62) of Nigeria is charged with conspiracy to arrange/facilitate the 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.

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“As criminal proceedings are now underway we will not be providing further details.”

A top source in Nigeria confirmed the arrest.

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