The Westminster magistrate court in the UK has ruled that David Ukpo, a purported KIDNEY donor for the daughter of Ike and Beatrice Ekweremadu, is not a minor.
Recall that Ekweremadu, and his wife, Beatrice, were arrested in London by the Metropolitan Police and charged with the alleged crime of trying to bring a child to the UK to allegedly harvest organs, DAILY GIST reports.
However the court in its ruling on Thursday stated that David Ukpo is not a minor
Ekweremadu, a former deputy president of the senate, and Beatrice, his wife, appeared before for trial.
The senator representing Enugu west and his wife are facing charges bordering on conspiracy to arrange/facilitate the travel of another person with a view to exploitation, namely organ harvesting.
The judge has adjourned the case till August 4. Ike Ekweremadu and his wife are to remain in custody till the next hearing.
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