Court Remands Gospel Singer Osinachi’s Husband In Kuje Prison

Court Remands Gospel Singer Osinachi’s Husband In Kuje Prison

Court Remands Gospel Singer Osinachi’s Husband In Kuje Prison

Peter Nwachukwu, the husband of the late popular gospel singer Osinachi, has been remanded to Kuje Correctional Centre by the Federal Capital Territory High Court in Wuse, Abuja.

On June 3, the Federal Government indicted Nwachukwu.

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He is charged with 23 counts bordering on homicide, including verbal, physical, and wrongful detention, wrongful confinement, economic abuse, forced isolation, emotional and psychological abuse, and attempted homicide.

The Attorney General of the Federation has filed a homicide-related lawsuit against Nwachukwu, who will remain incarcerated until the case is heard and a verdict is reached.

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Court Remands Gospel Singer Osinachi’s Husband In Prison

Justice N.K. Nwosu-Iheme, the presiding court, issued the order on Friday after he pleaded not guilty to 23 allegations including domestic violence and homicide.

She ordered that the suspect be incarcerated and adjourned the trial to June 16 and June 17.

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The 42-year-old gospel singer passed away on April 8, following several days in the hospital. Her death was allegedly the result of marital violence perpetrated by her spouse.

Following the event, the police arrested Nwachukwu, who has since been detained.

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Nwachukwu was charged under sections 104 and 379 of the Administration of Criminal Justice Act, 2015 and culpable homicide contrary to section 221 of the Penal Code which is punishable with death.


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