Widower of late gospel singer, Osinachi Nwachukwu, Peter Nwachukwu has denied the reports of abusing her while she was alive.
Osinachi died on Friday, April 8th after she was allegedly in a coma for five days prior to her death. Her family members, children, and friends of the deceased who was a lead singer at the Dunamis International Headquarters, Abuja, all alleged that her husband subjected her to domestic violence.
Nwachukwu was apprehended on Sunday, April 10 by the FCT police command on grounds of suspected culpable homicide.
Speaking from police custody, Nwachukwu stated that his late wife had been battling an illness since November last year. According to him, he first took her to the Federal Medical Center (FMC), then later to Gwagwalada General hospital, and then to National hospital, where she died. He however did not reveal the nature of her illness.
Nwachukwu who is now in the custody of the State Criminal Investigations Department SCID, was led in handcuffs and taken to their matrimonial home to provide evidence of the hospitals he claimed to have taken his deceased wife to for treatment.
An autopsy is to be carried out on late Osinachi’s body today April 13 to determine the cause of her death.