Organ Harvesting: UK Court Resumes Trial Of Detained Nigerian Senator, Ekweremadu

Former Senator Ekweremadu, 60, has gone on trial at the Old Bailey court on Tuesday morning. He is charged with bringing a 21-year-old man from Nigeria to have his kidney removed along with his wife, daughter, and a doctor.

According to the prosecution, the defendants reportedly intended to have the kidney of a 21-year-old Nigerian man removed so that Sonia, the politician’s daughter, could receive it. The man raised the alarm after declining to agree to the treatment after preliminary examinations at a hospital in North London.

Following the man’s report to the police in a town outside of London, charges were filed. The Ekweremadus were apprehended in June of last year at London’s Heathrow airport after arriving in the country. Obinna Obeta, a 50-year-old doctor from south London, was the second man to be detained.

The trial was moved up from its originally scheduled May date. According to UK modern slavery law, the Ekweremadus and the doctor are accused of conspiring to set up another person’s travel with the intention of exploitation. It is claimed that the alleged offense occurred between August 2021 and May 2022.

Concerns that Ike Ekweremadu would leave Britain led to the rejection of his bail request. Obeta, a doctor, was also held. Sonia Ekweremadu and Beatrice his wife, were granted provisional bail. Netizens await the news of the trial.

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