Peter Nwachukwu, husband to late Nigerian gospel singer, Osinachi Nwachukwu, has been remanded in Kuje Correctional Centre, Abuja.
Mr Nwachukwu is currently facing a 23-count charge bordering on culpable homicide, verbal, physical abuse and wrongful confinement, wrongful restraint, economic abuse, forced isolation, emotional and psychological abuse and attempt to commit culpable homicide, among others.
Nwachukwu will be in prison pending the hearing and determination of the homicide-related suit instituted against him by the Attorney General of the Federation.
The presiding judge, Justice N.K. Nwosu-Iheme gave the order on Friday after he pleaded not guilty to 23 charges bordering on domestic violence and homicide, among others.
She ordered that the suspect be remanded at the correctional facility while the trial was adjourned to June 16 and June 17.
The ‘Ekueme’ hit singer died on April 8, as a result of the alleged abuse she was subjected to by her husband
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