Organ Harvesting Saga: Court Grants Ekweremadu’s Wife Bail, Senator Remains in Police Custody

    The wife of a former Deputy Senate President, Mrs. Beatrice Ekweremadu who alongside her husband are standing trial for allegedly plotting to traffic a Nigerian into the United Kingdom to harvest his kidney for their ailing daughter has been granted bail by the court

    However, her husband, Senator Ike Ekweremadu was denied bail.

    Beatrice Ekweremadu, 55, together with Ike Ekweremadu, 60, allegedly trafficked the 21-year-old to London from the streets of Lagos in order to harvest his organ.

    They were accused of plotting to traffic him to transplant his organs to their daughter who suffers from kidney failure.

    Ike Ekweremadu, a barrister and Senator representing Enugu West Senatorial District in the National Assembly and Beatrice, an accountant, appeared at the Old Bailey on Friday, for a bail hearing, according to UK-based Daily Mail.