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Late Osinachi's husband escapes from Kuje Prison

Peter Nwachukwu, the late gospel singer Osinachi’s husband, has escaped from Kuje Prison in Abuja Sahara Reporters had gathered.

Peter Nwachukwu, the late gospel singer’s husband, was one of the inmates who escaped during last Tuesday’s terrorist attack on the Kuje Correctional Centre in Abuja by the Islamic State-backed Boko Haram faction known as the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP).

“During our roll call yesterday, we discovered that the husband of the late gospel singer was missing,” a senior prison official told SaharaReporters.

A High Court of the Federal Capital Territory in Wuse had on June 3 remanded Nwachukwu at the Kuje Correctional Facility, pending the hearing and determination of the homicide-related suit instituted against him by the Attorney General of the Federation.

His wife died on April 8 and many of her colleagues had accused her husband of subjecting the deceased to domestic violence, leading to her death.

Kuje Correctional Centre was attacked on Tuesday by ISWAP. An attack which led to the death of some officers and inmates, with a total number of 879 inmates released from the Kuje Prison.

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