Nigerian Police arrest Peter Nwachukwu, husband of late ‘Ekwueme’ singer Osinachi for murder

The Abuja Command of the Nigeria Police has arrested Peter Nwachukwu, the husband of the late gospel singer, Osinachi Nwachukwu, most notable for soulful worship song, ‘Ekwueme’.

There are allegations, which were later confirmed by late Osinachi’s older sister that the husband actually kicked her in the chest, which led to her being hospitalised.

The FCT Police Command also confirmed that the husband is in their custody while an investigation was ongoing.

The Police Public Relations Officer, Josephine Adeh, who confirmed the arrest of the late singer’s husband to journalists said: “He is now in our custody. The younger brother of the deceased reported the matter and we have commenced an investigation,” the FCT PPRO stated.

He (Peter Nwachukwu) is in our custody. He was arrested yesterday (Sunday),” she said.

According to Adeh, an investigation has commenced into the circumstances surrounding the demise of the singer.

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