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Photos of Ekweremadu’s wife and daughter, Sonia, in court today as police charge her for ‘trafficking a homeless man into the UK to harvest his organs for herself’

The daughter of former deputy Senate president, Ike Ekweremadu, Sonia Ekweremadu has  appeared in a UK court today November 7 to answer to claims that she trafficked a homeless man into the country to harvest his organs for herself.

Happening247 previously reported that Ekweremadu, and his wife, Beatrice were apprehended in June this year and have been on  trial alongside their doctor, Obinna Obeta, for charges bothering on conspiracy to arrange the travel of a homeless man  with a view to extort him and harvest hiskidney.

They were charged of conspiring  together, with others unknown and with another family member Isaac Ekweremadu, to arrange the travel of a 21-year-old man identified as David Ukpo Nwamini, with a view to exploiting him between 1 August 2021 and 5 May this year. They have been accused of facilitating his travel from Lagos to London to remove one of his kidneys and use same for their daughter, Sonia, who has a kidney-related disease and has been on dialysis for some time.

During a court hearing today, While in court today, the

prosecutors claim the plot was to harvest Nwamini’s organ for

Sonia’s benefit.  The prosecutors told the court that the

Ekweremadus and their doctor were arrested after the young

man, who previously lived on the streets of Lagos, turned up a

t Staines police station, claiming he was the victim of trafficking.

Prosecutors claim Nwamini told police officers he had arrived in

the UK on 20 February this year and had been taken to Royal Free

Hospital for tests, none of which he consented to. After these

tests, Nwamini said he had returned to the house he had been

staying in, where he was ‘treated effectively as a slave’.

Prosecutors claim he escaped the address and was homeless for

three days before going to the police.

Mr. Ekweremadu and his doctor are currently on remand in HMP

Wandsworth and HMP Belmarsh respectively. They did not appear

at court today. Mrs Ekweremadu was granted bail at a hearing in

July and appeared in court today alongside Sonia.