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Organ Harvesting: UK Court docket jails Ike Ekweremadu for over 9years and his wife for over 4years



Organ Harvesting: UK Court docket jails Ekweremadu for over 9years and his wife for over 4years

Ike Ekweremadu has been given a sentence of almost ten years in jail by a British court for trafficking in human organs. Continue Reading…

While Obinna Obeta, a doctor, received a 10- year time period for the same offense, his spouse Beatrice received a 4- 12 months, 6 month sentence.

Chris Summers, a British journalist, tweeted the information Friday afternoon.

The Modern Slavery Act was used to punish them at London’ s Central Criminal Court, the Old Bailey.

The three were found guilty in March of smuggling a young Nigerian man named David Ukpo to the UK in order to remove his kidney for Sonia Ekweremadu, the daughter of Nigeria’ s top senator.

Remember that in an effort to give former Senate deputy president Ike Ekweremadu and his wife, Beatrice, a favorable outcome, the House of Representatives had written to the United Kingdom government, in particular the parliament, requesting intervention?

In a direct message to the British Crown at Tuesday’ s plenary, Speaker of the House Femi Gbajabiamila demanded that the UK Criminal Court take the MPs’ request into consideration.

The House also requested that the federal government use diplomacy to ” intervene” in the lawmaker’ s trial.

Since 2003, Ekweremadu has served as the opposition Peoples Democratic Party’ s representative for southeast Nigeria’ s Enugu West seat.

This week, Nigerian parliamentary leaders pleaded for mercy before a London court, stating that Ekweremadu was a first- time offender who had made significant contributions to West African politics.

Due to his detention before and during the trial, he did not run in the most recent elections for the National Assembly. Continue Reading…

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