Latest report from the UK now has it that the Westminister Magistrate Court in London has remanded Sen. Ike Ekweremmadu in jail after today’s court session.
According to the reports from Arise News, the victim was previously claimed to be 15 years old admitted to actually being 21 years old.
The counsel for the Ekweremmadu couple, denied that there was no exploitation or an intent to exploit the alleged victim.
The case has now been adjourned till August 4th and the couple are to remain in jail until the next hearing.
The police authorities accused the couple of conspiring to bring a child from Nigeria to the United Kingdom for organ harvesting, the police had reported the boy to be 15 years old.
The Nigerian High Commission in the UK has sent a delegation to attend today’s court session.
Some of Ekweremmadu’s colleague in the Nigerian senate are also in attendance for the court session including the former Senate President David Mark, current Chairman of the senate committee on Foreign Affairs, Adamu Bulkachuwa and former Senate Minority Leader, Senator Eyinnaya Abaribe.
Also in attendance is former Minister of State for Education and one time APC presidential aspirant Hon Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba.
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