Former Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu has been sentenced to jail in the United Kingdom for nine years, eight months.
Ike Ekweremadu, his wife Beatrice, and the doctor were found to have broken the Modern Slavery Act when they tried to use a young man for his kidney.
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In a fresh verdict on Friday, May 5th, the Old Bailey has finally given its verdict as it sentenced the former lawmaker to nine years and eight months in prison.
His wife ,Beatrice bagged four years six months jail term while the doctor who assisted them in the plot got a 10 years jail term.
The court convicted the former lawmaker aged 60, his wife Beatrice, 56, and Dr Obinna Obeta, 50, saying they conspired to exploit the man for his kidney, in the first of such case under modern slavery laws.