UK police arrest Senator Ike Ekweremadu, wife Beatrice Nwanneka, for human trafficking, organ harvesting
The development was made known on Thursday morning shortly after the duo were arrested, they will be arraigned at Uxbridge before a magistrate, according to a statement from the Metropolitan Police.
UK authorities said the couple brought in a child with the purpose of harvesting organs. The child has now been protected by the government.
Although the UK police did not immediately name the suspects, BennievibezBlog has confirmed Mr Ekweremadu, the politician from Enugu, was the one arrested.
“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,
“Ike Ekweremadu, 60 (12.05.62) of Nigeria is charged with conspiracy to arrange/facilitate 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 nearly with partners on continued support.
“As criminal proceedings are now underway we will not be providing further details,” the police charge said.