Ike Ekweremadu, a former deputy senate president, and his wife, Beatrice, were detained in connection with the alleged crime, according to our previous report. (READ HERE)
The couple was charged in court on June 23 after an investigation by the police specialist crime team, according to a statement from the Metropolitan Police. According to the police, the investigation was started after detectives were made aware of possible violations of the modern slavery legislation in May 2022.
Organ harvesting: See photo of former Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu in UK court and letter he wrote British High Commission about a kidney donation to his daughter
Shortly after the arraignment, it’s been revealed that Ike Ekweremadu wrote a letter to the British high commission about a kidney donation for his daughter.
In the letter, the former deputy senate president said he was writing in support of a visa applicant who was scheduled for “medical investigations for a kidney donation to Ms Sonia Ekweremadu”.
He said the donor and his daughter “will be at the Royal Free Hospital London”, adding that he would “be providing the necessary funding”.