…to be arraigned before Uxbridge Magistrate’s Court today
Specialist Crime Team of the London Metropolitan Police has detained a former Senate Deputy President, Dr. Ike Ekweremadu and his wife, Beatrice.
Sky News reports that Ekweremadu and his wife were arrested for alleged conspiracy to harvest the organs of a child.
The London police have, however, taken the child into protective custody.
According to Sky News, “Two people 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 pair, who are from Nigeria, following an investigation by the Metropolitan Police’s Specialist Crime team.
“A child has now been safeguarded.
“The investigation was launched after detectives were alerted to potential offences under modern slavery legislation in May 2022, the force said.”