Aug 10, 2022

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Ekweremadu, Wife to Remain in Prison As UK Court Denies Couple Bail Again – Legit.ng

  • Senator Ike Ekweremadu and his wife’s bail hopes have been dashed by Westminster Magistrate’s Court in London
  • The couple have yet to wait four weeks Prison to attempt bail again
  • Meanwhile, one of the charges against her has been dropped as it was ruled in her favour

London, United Kingdom – Recent reports have confirmed that Senator Ike Ekweremadu and his wife Beatrice have been denied bail for the second straight year at the United Kingdom Magistrate Court.

As reported by Daily Nigerian, Westminster Magistrate’s Court in London, UK, has remanded the couple as their case of alleged organ harvesting continues.< /p>

Ukpo had previously claimed a 15-year-old Nigerian dating to be the southeastern part of Nigeria. However, upon further investigation, it was proven that the young man is a 21-year-old adult.

Ekweremadu, Wife Appearing in Court, August 4

In Meanwhile, after hearing the case, Westminster Magistrate’s Court ruled on an adjournment on Thursday 7 July, automatically placing Ekweremadu and his wife in custody.

According to the court will resume proceedings on Thursday, August 4, which is almost four weeks away.

During the opening session of the hearing, the defendant’s attorney, Gavin Irwin, denied any form of Exploitation in the case.

He said:

“We deny there was any exploitation or intent to do so”,

NIMC Receives New Court Order on Ekweremadu’s Case

Meanwhile, the Supreme Court in Abuja ruled in the context of the Fest’s trial

In its ruling, the court ordered the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) to provide the donor’s details.

The court decision was issued on Friday 1 July to address Senator Ekweremadu’s case in London Magistrates Court.

Nigerian delegates arrive at Ekweremadu’s trial in the UK Court

Prior to the start of the trial at Westminster Magistrates Court, ex-Senate Speaker David Mark was present at the court session.

He was joined by other senators and senior government officials in Nigeria.

The delegates were sent by the National Assembly of Nigeria to oversee the proceedings of the case.

Source: Legit.ng