Ekweremadu, Wife Denied Bail By London Court Over Child Organs Harvest[DETAILS]
Former deputy senate president and former Governorship aspirant in Enugu State, Ike Ekweremadu and his wife, Beatrice Nwanneka Ekweremadu have just been denied bail by Uxbridge Magistrates’ Court in London.
Ike Ekweremadu and his wife will remain in custody till 7th July.
Charity Reporters had reported that the Former deputy Senate President and former Governorship aspirant, Ike Ekweremadu and his wife, Nwanneka Beatrice, have been charged with conspiring to bring a child to the UK in order to harvest organs, the Metropolitan Police said.
Beatrice Nwanneka Ekweremadu, 55, and Ike Ekweremadu, 60, have been remanded in custody and will appear at Uxbridge Magistrates’ Court today.
Charges were brought against the couple following an investigation by the Metropolitan Police’s Specialist Crime team.
A child has now been safeguarded.
Sky News had reported that the investigation was launched after detectives were alerted to potential offences under modern slavery legislation in May 2022, the force said.