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Ekweremadu bags 10 years jail term over organ harvesting


A UK court has Friday sentenced former deputy senate president, Ike Ekweremadu to 10 years and 6 months in jail for plotting to harvest a man’s kidney for his sick daughter.

Meanwhile, Ekweremadu’s wife Beatrice was handed four years, six months sentence while Obinna Obeta, a medical doctor got a 10 years’ sentence for the same offence.

British journalist Chris Summers shared the news via his Twitter handle Friday afternoon.

Recall trio of Ekweremadu, Beatrice and Obeta were convicted of conspiracy to arrange the travel of a young Nigerian man who was identified as David Nwamini to Britain in order to exploit him for his kidney.

The organ was needed for Ekweremadu’s sick daughter, Sonia.

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