Two Nigerians Nabbed over Organ Harvesting in UK
It has been reported that two Nigerians, Ike Ekweremadu, 60 and wife, Beatrice Nwanneka Ekweremadu, 55 have been nabbed in United Kingdom over alleged child trafficking in order to harvest organs.
According to the Metropolitan police, the man and woman are both in the police custody and will appear at the Uxbridge magistrate court.
The police confirmed that they are both charged with plotting or arranging to bring a child from Nigeria to the UK to harvest organs.
They are also charged with arranging to bring another person in order to exploit through harvesting organs.
There were no further details if the suspects was a former senate president and his wife.
The police who did not reveal the child’s gender and age or the location of the arrest said the child is safe.
The report also suggested that it is likely the suspects arrest was made at the Heathrow airport since they are appearing in the Uxbridge Court.
The force said, a police investigation was carried out after detectives were alerted to potential offences under modern slavery legislation in May 2022.
In September 2021, UK police requested for information twenty years after the severed body of a young Nigerian boy was found.
The young boy is believed to have been used as a human sacrifice and was found in the River Thames, London.
On September 21, 2001, The headless and limbless body of the boy was found in the London part of the river clad in orange shorts. The boy was believed to have come from Nigeria by the Police.
On Tuesday, London’s Metropolitan Police asked those who knew about o the case to be “courageous”, suggesting they may no longer be held by former allegiances.
Kate Kieran, the Detective Chief Inspector said, “It is incredibly sad and frustrating that the murder remains unsolved.
“This young boy will not be forgotten. He deserves better and we will not give up.”