Jun 26, 2022

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Federal High Court Remands Osinachi’s Husband in Prison, Orders Fast Hearing – Legit.ng

  • Mr. Peter Nwachukwu, husband of the late popular gospel singer Osinachi, has been arraigned in a Federal Capital Territory High Court.
  • Nwachukwu was indicted by the federal government on 23 counts of charges that bordered on involuntary manslaughter
  • The defendant pleaded guilty to all of them Not guilty of allegations contained in the federal government’s charges against him

FCT, Abuja – A Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court in Wuse has ordered the pre-trial detention of Peter Nwachukwu, husband of the late gospel singer Osinachi, in Kuje prison.

The Nation newspaper reports that Judge Ngozi Nwosu-Iheme, in a ruling on Friday, June 3, ordered Nwachukwu to remain in detention pending the conclusion of his trial.

The judge issued the ruling after Nwachukwu pleaded not guilty to 23 counts of charges, which borders on domestic vi olence and manslaughter, among other things, charged by the gen al Federal Prosecutor’s Office (AGF) were indicted against him.

It granted an expedited hearing and adjourned it until Thursday, June 16 at 12:00 p.m. for the trial to begin.

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How the judge gave the order to send Nwachukwu to Kuje

Punch newspaper quoted judge Nwosu -Iheme as saying:

“Business for today is indictment, expedited hearing is hereby ordered. The defendant should be transferred to Kuje Correctional Facility pending a hearing and decision on this lawsuit.”

Channels Television reports that the federal government claims he has violated Sections 104 and 379 of the Administrative Authority in violation of Criminal Justice Act, 2015, Section 221 of the Penal Code, and the Violence Against Person’s Prohibition Act (VAPP) 2015.

Osinachi was the lead gospel singer in the Dunamis Church, Abuja until her death.

Osinachi: Police present results of autopsy performed on deceased gospel singer’s body

The National Hospital, Abuja, who conducted the post-mortem, sent its findings to the police.

Force Headquarters, in turn, forwarded the document to the Prosecutor’s Office of the Attorney General of the Federation for legal advice.

Osinachi: Neighbors talk about marriage eproblems of the late gospel singer

Recall that neighbors of the Nwachukwus have confirmed that the late gospel artist went through hell at the hands of her husband.

< p class="align-left">One ​​of the neighbors said that she always heard Osinachi screaming and using derogatory words at her husband.

Another neighbor that Osinachi buys stockfish from , said the singer always looked “depressed, tense and scared” the few times she saw and spoke to her.

Source: Legit.ng