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[BREAKING] Organ Trafficking: Ekweremadu, Wife To Remain In Custody, Case Adjourned Till July 7th

The Uxbridge Magistrates’ Court in the United Kingdom has remanded former Nigerian Deputy Senate President, and his wife Beatrice to custody over charges bordering on human trafficking for organ harvesting.

Organ Trafficking: Ekweremadu, Wife To Remain In Custody, Case Adjourned Till July 7th

OduNews findings reveal that the couple was arrested on suspicion of plotting to harvest the organs of a 15-year-old boy in the UK.

The case has been adjourned till July 17th.

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

The Metropolitan has said the child at the centre of the alleged plot is in care.

Organ harvesting involves removing parts of the body, often for cash and against the victim’s will.

Ekweremadu has been in the UK for at least the past fortnight having met with members of the Nigerian community in Britain in Lincoln around ten days ago.

OduNews reports how the Nigerian populace reacted to the news via microblogging platform Twitter.

Ekweremadu has been in the upper chamber representing Enugu since 2003.

He also contested in the governorship primary of the where he lost to Peter Mbah.

His last public outing was when he received an award by a cross-section of residing in UK.

“It was a pleasure and an honour to receive a letter of appointment by the University of Lincoln, UK, as Visiting Professor of Corporate and International Linkages. I also got a highly treasured gift – a copy of the Magna Carta. It was created in 1215, about 7 years ago,” he wrote on his Twitter page on Nigeria’s Democracy Day, June 12.

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