Authorities in the United Kingdom have arrested Senator Ike Ekweremadu and his wife, Beatrice Nwanneka, over human trafficking and organ harvesting.
The development was announced on Thursday morning shortly after the couple were arrested, they will be arraigned at Uxbridge before a magistrate, according to a statement from the Metropolitan Police.
UK authorities said the couple brought in a child with the purpose of harvesting organs. The child has now been protected by the government.
Although the UK police did not immediately name the suspects, Peoples Gazette has confirmed Mr Ekweremadu, the politician from Enugu, was the one arrested.
“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,
“Ike Ekweremadu, 60 (12.05.62) of Nigeria is charged with conspiracy to arrange/facilitate travel of another person with a view to…