Former Deputy President of the Nigerian Senate, Ike Ekweremadu, and his wife, Beatrice, have been apprehended for alleged human trafficking and human organ harvesting.

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According to Channels TV, the duo was charged to court for bringing a child to the UK for alleged organ harvesting.

Ike Ekweremadu and Wife

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Rumors via Twitter confirmed that Ekweremadu’s daughter needed a kidney transplant which triggered the wife to abduct a homeless 15-year-old boy and promised him a better life.

Multiple media sources also alleged that he acquired fake passport that states that the boy is 27 years old.

Confirming the arrests in a statement, the metropolitan police said the couple was charged to court on Thursday following an investigation by the police specialist crime team.

The statement reads:

“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”.