Ekweremadu Denied Bail While UK Government Grants His Wife Bail

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Ekweremadu Denied Bail While UK Government Grants His Wife Bail

Organ Harvesting: Ekweremadu Denied Bail While UK Government Grants His Wife Bail

Ex Nigerian Deputy Senate President’s wife Mrs Beatrice Ekweremadu has been granted bail. She was granted bail on Monday. Ike Ekweremadu on the other hand was denied bail.

Ekweremadu has earlier been accused of plotting to traffic a homeless man into the UK to harvest a kidney for her daughter

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

Ekweremadu Denied Bail While UK Government Grants His Wife Bail

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

Ike, a barrister and former deputy president of the Nigerian Senate, and Beatrice, an accountant, appeared at the Old Bailey on Friday for a bail hearing.

The husband has been denied bail.

The Common Serjeant of London, judge Richard Marks, said: ‘The position is that I have granted bail to Beatrice subject to some fairly stringent conditions but I have refused bail to Ike.’

Prosecutors are not appealing the decision, the court heard.

Prosecutor Tim Probert-Wood said previously that the case involved ‘exploitation and the harvesting of an organ.’

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