Senator Ike Ekweremadu has been arrested by the police in the United Kingdom.
The lawmaker and his wife, Beatrice Nwanneka Ekweremadu were arrested for organ harvesting.
The Police disclosed that both Ekweremadu and his wife have been remanded in custody and will appear at Uxbridge Magistrates’ Court on Thursday, June 23, 2022.
The Police said: “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.”
“A child has been safeguarded and we are working closely with partners on continued support.
“As criminal proceedings are now under way we will not be providing further details.”