Ekweremadu, wife denied bail, remanded in custody over child trafficking, organ harvesting

A UK court on Thursday remanded former Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, and his wife, Beatrice over the allegation of bringing a child to the United Kingdom for organ harvesting.

Okay.ng understands that Ekweremadu and Beatrice appeared at Uxbridge Magistrates’ Court on Thursday.

The case has been adjourned to July 7th while Ekweremadu and his wife are remanded in prison.

It can be recalled that the Metropolitan police in a statement confirmed that the couple was charged with conspiring to arrange to bring a child to the UK to harvest organs in their home country, Nigeria.

They are both charged with conspiracy to arrange or facilitate the travel of another person with a view to exploitation, namely organ harvesting.

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