A former Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu has been sentenced by the Central Criminal Court, Old Bailey, United Kingdom, to nine years and eight months in prison for organ harvesting.
His wife, Beatrice, was handed four years and six months jail term for the same in offence.
The jury had on 23 March pronounced a guilty verdict on the Senator, his wife, Beatrice, and Obinna Obeta, a doctor who acted as the middleman.
The jury also held that they conspired to bring the 21-year-old man at the centre of the matter to London to exploit him for his kidney.
The verdict is the first of its kind under the Modern Slavery Act 2015 of the UK.