The Federal Capital Territory Police Command has transferred the case of the late Dunamis Church lead singer, Osinachi Nwachukwu, to the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department.
Osinachi, 42, died on Friday in an undisclosed hospital where she was treated for days.
Some friends and family members of the deceased had claimed that her husband, Peter Nwachukwu, beat her up before she died.
The FCT police spokesperson, Josephine Adeh, stated that Peter was arrested on Sunday.
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She stated that the younger brother of the deceased reported the case to the police, adding that investigation was ongoing.
However, a family source familiar with the matter disclosed on Monday that the matter had been moved to the SCIID.
The source said, “The matter has been transferred from the Lugbe Police Station to the SCIID for further investigation. The husband of the late gospel artiste is being detained at the SCIID.”
The FCT police spokesperson, Adeh, confirmed the development, adding that the case was being treated at the homicide department of the SCIID.