UK police arrest Senator Ekweremadu, wife Beatrice Nwanneka, for human trafficking, organ harvesting
The London Metropolitan Police charged two Nigerians with conspiring to bring a child to the UK for the purpose of harvesting organs, the police announced on Thursday.
Ike Ekweremadu, a former deputy senator in Nigeria, and his wife, Beatrice Nwanneka Ekweremadu, share the same names and ages as the accused, a man and a woman.
The Metropolitan Authorities's Specialist Crime Team conducted an investigation, according to the police, who provided the following information about the accused:
 Beatrice Nwanneka Ekweremadu, 55 (10.9.66), of Nigeria, is accused of conspiring to set up or aid another person's travel with the intention of exploitation, specifically organ harvesting.
 Ike Ekweremadu, 60 (12.05.62), of Nigeria, is accused of conspiring to set up or aid another person's travel with the intention of exploitation, specifically organ harvesting.
According to the police, the inquiry was started when investigators received a tip about possible violations of the modern slavery statute in May 2022.
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