Osinachi: IGP to ensure justice
Written by Nanji Nandang on April 21, 2022
The Inspector-General of Police, Usman Alkali Baba, has reiterated the commitment of the Force to ensure swift justice is accorded in the case of the famous gospel musician, Osinachi Nwachukwu, who was allegedly murdered by Peter Nwachukwu, her husband on 8th April, 2022.
Baba gave the assurance on Wednesday as he received the Minister of Women Affairs, Dame Pauline Kedem Tallen, who paid a courtesy visit to ensure justice is dispensed.
While reassuring the minister that the suspect is currently in detention at the FCT Police Command, Baba said investigation ongoing.
“as information from sources close to the family and independent witnesses fingered her husband, Peter Nwachukwu, as being responsible for her death. The FCT Command of the Nigeria Police Force, in whose jurisdiction the incident occurred, arrested the deceased’s husband at about 5pm on Sunday 10th April, 2022 at their residence” he said.
The IGP said that the command has approached the National Hospital, Abuja, for post-mortem examinations on the deceased to ascertain the cause of death, noting the her husband will be charged to court as soon as the evidence is established.
“cases of this nature including domestic violence, sexual and gender-based violence, rape, and other social vices are accorded utmost attention with a view to bringing their perpetrators to justice according to the provisions of extant laws” he added.
Earlier, the Minister had urged the IGP to ensure pay heed to the plight of women in Nigeria, particularly in relation to Sexual and Gender-based violence.