尼日利亚参议员和妻子被控密谋将孩子带到英国摘取器官

伦敦 (路透社)周四,一名尼日利亚参议员和他的妻子在伦敦被还押候审,罪名是密谋将一名 15 岁男孩带入英国摘取器官。, 警察说.

Ike Ekweremadu, 60, and Beatrice Nwanneka Ekweremadu, 55, were both charged with conspiracy to arrange travel of another person with a view to exploitation, namely organ harvesting, 警察说.
Ekweremadu is an opposition senator in the southern state of Enugu, and also a former deputy senate president.
    Police said they had been alerted to the alleged plan following reports made of possible offenses under modern slavery legislation. The child involved has been taken to safety and work was under way to provide additional support.
      The couple appeared at Uxbridge MagistratesCourt in London where the court was told the child involved was a 15-year-old boy, 英国广播公司报道.
          The prosecution told the court that the Attorney General’s consent was required for the case to proceed because of jurisdictional issues, the BBC added, and the couple were remanded in custody until the next court appearance on July 7.
          Neither Ekweremadu nor his wife could be reached for comment.

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