He Is in Our Custody: Nigerian Police Confirm Arrest of Late Gospel Singer, Osinachi’s Husband
- Peter Nwachukwu, the husband of late popular gospel singer, Osinachi, has been arrested by the police over the death of his wife
- This comes after the different reactions that trailed her death as Nigerians took to social media to call for his arrest
- Nigerian Gospel singer Frank Edwards, while reacting to the news of Osinachi’s death, claimed her husband abused her repeatedly
The latest report gathered by Legit.ng has revealed that the Nigerian Police have arrested Peter Nwachukwu, the husband of late gospel singer Osinachi.
Recall that the 42-year-old singer passed away on Friday at an undisclosed hospital in Abuja.
Reacting to her death, popular singer Frank Edwards claimed that Osinachi’s husband abused her on different occasions.
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“So that unreasonable human being finally put off a shining light. I won't say much now, I will let the former NDDC director (aunty Joy) who did everything possible to stop this from happening talk first, but it still happened. We tried to stop this."
Edwards, in a live Instagram video, also recounted one of such experiences where the man slapped her just because she wanted to record a song in Igbo against his will, The Punch reports.
Police confirm Nwachukwu's arrest
The police public relations officer, DSP Josephine Adeh, confirmed the arrest, saying the suspect is currently in their custody, in a report via Daily Post.
“The man, Peter Nwachukwu is currently in our custody. A family member of the deceased lodged a report at Lugbe police station.
“Following the complaint, we arrested the suspect and the investigation is currently ongoing. We will make findings public.”
Frank Edwards reacts as Kemi Olunloyo's claims he and Osinachi were lovers
More drama unfolded on social media as regards the sad and unfortunate demise of gospel musician, Osinachi Nwachukwu.
Veteran journalist, Kemi Olunloyo, sparked reactions from social media users after sharing a tweet where she insinuated that the late singer had an ongoing affair with a colleague, Frank Edwards.
Her tweet read:
"Watched Dunamis Gospel service online. Not a word on Osinachi Nwachukwu as expected. She refused to leave an abusive marriage permanently and ran to Frank Edwards for solace."
Frank Edwards has since taken to his social media account to react to the claims made against him.