Former Deputy Senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu and wife, Beatrice, has been denied bail by the West Minister Magistrates Court, the United Kingdom on Thursday, July 7.
The Westminster Magistrate Court judge has adjourned the case till August 4. Ike Ekweremadu and his wife are to remain in custody till the next hearing.
Gavin Irwin represented Ekweremadu, while Szilvia Booker represented his wife. A high-powered Nigerian delegation was in court for the trial of the former Deputy Senate President.
The court ruled that Ukpo, a purported KIDNEY donor for the daughter of Ike and Beatrice Ekweremadu, is not a minor.
Recall that Ekweremadu and his wife, Beatrice were arrested by the British police on June 23 on allegations of human trafficking and organ h@rvesting that v#olate the country’s Modern Sl@very Act.
The police authorities had accused the lawmaker of conspiring to bring a child to the United Kingdom for organ harvesting, saying the victim is a 15-year-old boy.