Sunday, 4th June 2023

Organ harvesting Saga

24 Mar
Shortly after last Thursday’s first of its kind organ harvesting conviction of former Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, and his wife, Beatrice, alongside Dr. Obinna Obeta at the Central Criminal Court, a.k.a. Old Bailey, her barrister, Anu Mohindru, KC, made efforts for her to remain on conditional bail till the provisional day of sentencing on Friday, May 5, 2023, but the Crown’s Hugh Davies, KC, who had raised the “bail” matter rose to his feet immediately to block the defence application.
19 Mar
Jurors at the ongoing Old Bailey trial of former Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu; his wife, Beatrice; their daughter, Sonia and Dr Obinna Obeta were told last Friday that the Crown Prosecution built their case on the lies of a “consummate and cunning liar.”
16 Mar
After enduring the emotionally charged cross-examination of Beatrice, his wife on Tuesday, former Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, provided a shoulder for her to lean on.
4 Mar
The fourth defendant in the ongoing “conspiracy to facilitate and arrange travel with the aim of exploitation” trial of former Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu; his wife, Beatrice and their daughter, Sonia, had a secret arrangement to make David Nwamini come back and work in the United Kingdom (UK) after the botched kidney transplant of Sonia.
17 Feb
Father's Day goodwill messages sent by the children of former Deputy Senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu were read out in court on Thursday, at The Old Bailey, where the senator, his wife, Beatrice, daughter, Sonia and fourth defendant, Dr Obinna Obeta, are standing trial for "conspiracy to facilitate and arrange travel with the aim of exploitation" of David Nwamini.
8 Feb
Former Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, yesterday, acknowledged cheers from supporters moments before the judge rose for lunch at Court 5 at Old Bailey in his ongoing trial for alleged organ harvesting in the United Kingdom.
31 Jan
Erstwhile Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, made a surprise appearance in court, yesterday, as the conspiracy to harvest organ trial kicked off inside Courtroom 2 at Old Bailey.
21 Dec
Former Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, will spend both the Christmas and New Year Day celebrations behind bars after his application for bail was refused at the Central Criminal Court a.k.a. Old Bailey yesterday. His application for "dismissal of charges" of conspiracy to facilitate organ harvesting of David Nwamini's kidney was also thrown out alongside…
18 Dec
All eyes will be on the Central Criminal Court, also known as The Old Bailey, tomorrow, when former Deputy Senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, his wife, Beatrice and their daughter, Sonia, will know whether they’ll stand trial in the alleged conspiracy charges of organ harvesting against them. The probability of the Senator being granted bail and returning to…


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