Wednesday, November 15, 2023

Senator Ike Ekweremadu, his wife and daughter found guilty of organ trafficking in the U.K.

Former Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, has been found guilty of organ trafficking by a United Kingdom court.

The 60-year-old was found guilty alongside his wife, Beatrice; their daughter, Sonia; and their doctor, Obinna Obeta. U.K. Guardian reports that they were found guilty of facilitating the travel of a young man to Britain with a view to his exploitation after a six-week trial at the Old Bailey.

They criminally conspired to bring the 21-year-old Lagos street trader to London to expl%it him for his kidney, the jury found. The judge, Mr Justice Jeremy Johnson, will pass sentence at a later date.

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