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Ike Ekweremadu And Wife Beatrice Have Been Charged With Organ Trafficking In UK

Two Nigerians have been legally accused with conspiring to assist the trip of another individual for the purpose of harvesting organs by the United Kingdom Metropolitan Police.

The suspects were detained and accused of planning to bring a child into the nation in order to purportedly harvest the infant’s organs.

Beatrice Nwanneka Ekweremadu, 55, and Ike Ekweremadu, 60, both from Nigeria, were the two suspects who were apprehended.

The suspects who have been remanded in custody will appear at Uxbridge magistrates court later on Thursday.

They are charged with conspiracy to harvest organs, The Guardian UK reports.

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According to the report, the charges involve arranging or facilitating travel of another person with a view to exploitation, namely organ harvesting, the Met said in a statement.

The child involved has been safeguarded, according to the Met.
The investigation was launched after detectives were alerted to potential offences under modern slavery legislation in May 2022, the force said.

 

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