Ike Ekweremadu was given a prison sentence spanning less than 10 years in jail for trafficking in human organs by a British court.
While Obinna Obeta, a doctor, received a 10-year term for the same offense, his wife Beatrice received a four-year, six-month sentence.
Chris Summers, a British journalist, tweeted the information Friday afternoon.
The Modern Slavery Act was used to punish them at London’s Central Criminal Court, Old Bailey.
The trio was found guilty in March of smuggling a young Nigerian man named David Ukpo to the UK so that Sonia Ekweremadu, the daughter of Nigeria’s top senator, could receive a kidney transplant.
Ike #ekweremadu sentenced to 10 years 6 months in jail (1/2)
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