Embattled Mr Peter Nwachukwu, who has trending for days now for allegedly beating his wife and popular gospel singer, Osinachi Nwachukwu to death, has denied the wife battery and assault allegations levelled against him.
Speaking from police custody, Peter Nwachukwu said his late wife had been ill since November last year.
He said he first took her to Federal Medical Center (FMC), later to Gwagwalada General hospital, and then to National hospital, where she finally died. He, however, failed to disclose the nature of her illness.
Mr Nwachukwu was handcuffed and escorted into the police van stationed in front of the Lugbe police station in Abuja, At about 11a.m on Monday, April 11, 2021,
The police said they were driving him to their house to provide evidence of the hospitals he claimed to have taken his deceased wife to for treatment.
Meanwhile, an autopsy has now been carried outon the famous Nigerian gospel musician Osinachi Nwachukwu’s corpse to ascertain the real cause of her death.
It became absolutely necessary that an autopsy must be carried out after the late singer’s husband, alleged to have been responsible for her death, denied any wrongdoing.
While the police awaits the autopsy test results, Mr Nwachukwu has been transferred to the force headquarters in Abuja for further interrogations.