- The attorney general of the United Kingdom, Suella Braverman, is expected to decide the fate of the Ike Ekweremadus on July 7
- Ike Ekweremadu and his wife Beatrice are facing charges of human trafficking and attempted organ harvesting from a child
- The duo have been accused of complicity in bringing a child said to be 15 years of age to the UK for organ harvesting
On Thursday, June 23, news broke that the former deputy president of the Senate Ike Ekweremadu and his wife had been arrested by police officers in the United Kingdom over allegations of attempted organ harvesting from a 15-year-old boy.
The Cable reports that the attorney general of England and Wales, Suella Braverman, will decide the fate of the Ekweremadus within the next 14 days.
The issue of whether they will face trial over the case of human trafficking and attempted organ harvesting will be made known by the Uxbridge Magistrates Court on July 7.
According to the crown prosecutor, Damla Ayas, part of the allegation against Ekweremadu and his wife Beatrice took place in Nigeria.
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Ayas told the court that the Ekweremadus' case is unique and would require a final decision by Braverman to be held.
UK prosecutors finally reveal how Senator Ike Ekweremadu, wife were arrested
Senator Ekweremadu and his wife were arrested on their way to Istanbul, Turkey, prosecutors in the United Kingdom have said.
The lawmaker and his wife Beatrice were arrested by police officers in the United Kingdom at the Heathrow Airport.
Ekweremadu has been accused of an attempt to harvest the organs of a 15-year-old boy alongside his wife.
UK magistrate court denies Ekweremadu and his wife bail
Recall that Legit.ng reported that Uxbridge Magistrate court had denied Ike Ekweremadu, former deputy senate president, and his wife, Beatrice, bail following their arrest.
The lawmaker was arrested and charged to court alongside his wife for bringing a child to the UK for organ harvesting.
Ike and Beatrice Ekweremadu both appear at Uxbridge Magistrate Court on charges relating to the conspiracy of human trafficking for organ harvesting.