Reports indicated that Ekweremadu had arrived Uxbridge Magistrate court. The law maker and his wife have been entangled in organ harvesting saga involving an alleged prospective donor David Nwanmini Ukpo, for their ailing daughter, Sonia. The relationship later went awry, leading to the arrest and detention of Ekweremadu and his wife.
The arrest was announced by Specialist Crime Team of the Metropolitan Police in London, with officials saying the couple would be charged promptly before a court.
“Charges were brought against the pair, who are from Nigeria, following an investigation by the Metropolitan Police’s Specialist Crime team.
“A child has now been safeguarded.
“The investigation was launched after detectives were alerted to potential offences under modern slavery legislation in May 2022, the force said.”
The case was subsequently adjourned until July 7.
They were remanded in the custody of the Police.