Reactions have been trailing the reports of the arrest of former Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, and his wife, Beatrice, who were charged by the Metropolitan Police with conspiring to bring a child to the UK in order to harvest organs.
The couple was arrested in London by the Specialist Crime Team of the UK Metropolitan Police.
In a statement on Thursday, the Metropolitan Police confirmed that the pair conspired to facilitate the travel of a child to the county in order to harvest the minor’s organ(s), Quest Times reports.
According to the police, the pair has been charged following an investigation by its special crime team.
The police added that the investigation was launched after detectives were alerted to potential offences under modern slavery legislation in May 2022.
It, however, added that the child has been taken into protective custody.
Following the disclosure, Nigerians have taken to the micro-blogging site, Twitter to share their views about the development.
Here are some reactions gathered by Quest Times below;