Nigerian senator accused of organ harvesting attempt in UK | Human Trafficking News


One of many two accused individuals within the case is a former Nigerian deputy senate president.

Two Nigerians, together with a serving senator, have been charged with plotting to have a baby introduced into the UK to reap their organs, the London police have stated.

“The investigation was launched after detectives have been alerted to potential offences below fashionable slavery laws, in Could 2022,” the police stated in an announcement on Thursday.

Beatrice Nwanneka Ekweremadu, 55, and Ike Ekweremadu, 60, have been charged with conspiracy to rearrange the journey of one other particular person with a view to exploitation, specifically organ harvesting.

They’ll seem at Uxbridge Justice of the Peace’s Courtroom in London in a while Thursday.

The kid has been safeguarded, and work was below approach to supply further assist, the police stated. No different particulars got.

Ekweremadu, a former Nigerian deputy senate president, is from the southeastern state of Enugu.

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