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Senator, Ike Ekweremadu Arrested In The UK On Human Trafficking.


The charges follow an investigation by the Metropolitan Police's Specialist Crime team.

Senator, Ike Ekweremadu Arrested In The UK On Human Trafficking.

Senator & Mrs Ike Ekweremadu.

By Ejike Ikezuagu – UK.

A Nigerian politician, Senator Ike Ekweremadu and his wife, Beatrice Ekweremadu have been arrested and charged in the UK with plotting to bring a child to the UK for the purposes of organ harvesting, UK Met Police have said.

The woman, Beatrice Ekweremadu, 55, and the man, Ike Ekweremadu, 60, both Nigerians have been charged with conspiring to arrange the travel of a child to the UK in order to harvest organs.

A child has been safeguarded and the Metropolitan Police is working with its partners to offer continued support.

Both Senator, Ike Ekweremadu and the wife, Mrs Beatrice Ekweremadu have been remanded in police custody and will appear at the Uxbridge Magistrates’ Court in London later today.

Ogene Ndigbo Newspaper will be following and monitoring this development.

An investigation was launched after detectives discovered potential offences under modern slavery legislation in May.

A Met Police statement said: “A woman and a man were charged today with conspiring to arrange the travel of a child into the UK in order to harvest organs.

“The charges follow an investigation by the Metropolitan Police’s Specialist Crime team.

“[A] Mrs. 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.

“[B] 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.

Senator & Mrs. Ike Ekweremadu.

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