Organ Harvesting: I Don’t Want To Go Back To Nigeria – Victim Reacts As UK Court Sentences Ekweremadu, Others To Jail

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The victim involved in the organ harvesting charges against former Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, his wife Beatrice, and Doctor Obinna Obeta has reacted after the trio were sentenced to jail on Friday.

According to him, he is afraid of going back to Nigeria. earlier reported Ekweremadu was sentenced to jail in the United Kingdom for nine years, eight months.

The 60-year-old Nigerian senator, his wife, and a medical doctor, Obinna Obeta were found guilty of conspiring to bring a market trader in Lagos to the UK for the purpose of harvesting his kidney for the use of the politician’s 25-year-old daughter, Sonia.

Ekweremadu’s wife Beatrice, 56, was handed 4 years, six months jail term, while the doctor involved in the case of organ trafficking got a 10-year jail term with his medical licence suspended.

The victim who remains unnamed due to legal reasons maintained in his impact statement which was read in court on Friday that he was lured to the United Kingdom under the pretense of a job opportunity in the country.

He narrated that he is the oldest of seven siblings living in a home without electricity or running water in Lagos and was forced to become a street trader full time moving to the city to provide for his family when his father fell ill with a heart problem.

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