More details have emerged in the arrest and subsequent detention of former Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu and his wife Beatrice by the UK Metropolitan Police Service.
Gatekeepers News reports that Ekweremadu officially wrote to the British High Commission, Abuja, on December 28, 2021.
In the letter Obtained by Gatekeepers News, he wrote in support of “the visa application made by Mr Ukpo Nwamini David, who is currently having medical investigations for a kidney donation to Ms Sonia Ekweremadu.”
Further findings revealed that Sonia is one of the daughters of Ekweremadu, who graduated from a UK university in 2019.
The letter reads: “I am writing in support of the visa application made by Mr Ukpo Nwamini David, who is currently having medical investigations for a kidney donation to Ms Sonia Ekweremadu.
“David and Sonia will be at the Royal Free Hospital London, and I will be providing the necessary funding. I have enclosed a statement of my bank account.”
According to Arise News, “It’s believed that when the couple were arrested which was just on Tuesday the 21st of June, they were arrested at Heathrow Airport on their way to Istanbul Turkey.
“And it’s believed they were travelling to Turkey for another organ because they were unable to harvest the organ of this child who enforced the backbone of the case that we are hearing and when Mr Ekweremadu was arrested, its believed that there was $20,000 he had in his possession which has also been seized by the court.
“Going back to the alleged child who’s the victim of this case, it’s believed that when be truthfully disclosed his age at the Royal Free Hospital, that doctor cancelled the procedure and he was taken back into the custody of the family who we believe treated him, according to the prosecution, like a slave, made him sleep on the sofa until he escaped from that home, spent roughly two days and he found his way into a Police station and that’s when a Police investigation started and its from that Police investigation that led to the arrest of the Ekweremadus at Heathrow Airport on Tuesday and today being their first public hearing which we now know them being denied bail and being kept in custody until the next court day which is 7th of July.”