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Court denies Ekweremadu and wife bail, orders them to be remanded in custody and adjourned the case till July 7th

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The Uxbridge Justice of the Peace Court docket in London has denied bail to former Senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, and his spouse Beatrice over claims that they trafficked a 15-year-old boy from Lagos to the UK with the intent to reap his organ.

 

Based on Come up TV, the prosecutors on the court docket this afternoon stated the Ekweremadus have been being charged for bringing the 15-year-old boy from Nigeria to the UK with the declare that he was to be given a greater life within the UK however was truly to reap his organ. The prosecutors instructed the court docket that the previous Senate President procured a passport for the boy and claimed he was 21 years outdated however they found that he was 15 years outdated. 

 

The prosecutors additionally instructed the court docket that the Ekweremadus have a daughter who has a kidney-related illness and has been on dialysis for fairly a while. They instructed the court docket that it’s believed that the plan was to make use of an organ from the boy on their daughter who seems to want a kidney transplant.

 

Ekweremadu and his spouse had separate authorized representatives and prayed the court docket to launch them on bail however their prayers have been nonetheless dismissed by the Justice of the Peace. The couple has surrendered their passports to the UK authorities.

 

The couple was arrested at Heathrow airport, on their approach to Istanbul, Turkey and in accordance with the prosecutors, it’s believed that they have been on their approach to procure one other organ as they have been unable to reap the organ of the boy. The prosecutors additionally acknowledged that $20, 000 money was discovered on Mr. Ekweremadu.

 

Based on Come up, the purple flag was raised after the boy honestly disclosed his age, 15, to the docs on the Royal Free hospital. within the UK. The docs canceled the process and the boy was instantly taken into the custody of the household who in accordance with the prosecutors handled him like a slave till he escaped and located his approach to the police the place an investigation began, resulting in the arrest of the couple. 

 

Come up information studies that in accordance with the prosecutors, the Ekweremadus discovered the boy off the streets in Lagos, he was homeless they usually introduced him to the UK below the pretense of providing him a greater life. The protection nonetheless says there’s way over meets the attention relating to the case.

 

After a lot deliberation, the Justice of the Peace ordered their remand in custody until July 7 for the subsequent listening to on the case.

 

 

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