Nigeria’s former Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu and his wife, Beatrice, have been denied bail by the Uxbridge Magistrate Court in West London, following their arraignment on allegation of human trafficking and organ harvesting.
The Ekweremadus were charged on Thursday after they were arrested by the Metropolitan Police.
The Nigerian couple appeared at Uxbridge Magistrate Court on charges relating to the conspiracy of human trafficking for organ harvesting.
RELIABLESOURCENG.COM gathered that they were remanded in custody after the case was adjourned to July 7.
Ekweremadu, a sitting senator and member representing Enugu West on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), is being charged for conspiracy to arrange or facilitate travel of another person with a view to exploitation.
His wife, Beatrice, is charged on allegation to arrange or facilitate travel of another person with a view to exploitation.