Former Senate Deputy Speaker Ike Ekwemadou and his wife Beatrice plead guilty and trial hearings on organ trafficking scheduled for Monday, the Central Criminal Court, commonly known as Old Bailey, said on Monday. Will it be held.
Recall that on July 23, 2022, Ekweremadu and his wife were charged as Dr. Obinna Obeta for wanting to pay for the purchase of organs for their daughter Sonia from David Nwamini.
The charges resulted in Ekweremadu being detained in a UK prison following his June 23 arrest.
In a Guardian.ng report, the court said it would not sit because Sonia’s case had been established and therefore could not appear.
The report added, “Court officials did not make it clear whether Ekeveremadus’ sick graduate daughter Sonia is now a defendant in the case, for which her parents were arrested. The elder Bailey officials said they did not have to wait too long, Because “the case will be back on the market sometime this week. “
Further, court officials insisted that while Sonia was not included in the hearing on Monday, October 31, 2022, when the couple and their co-defendants appeared before the judge on August 4, adding Said, “The judge won ‘don’t hear the case because ‘Sonia doesn’t have a lawyer.'”
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