The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court at Wuse, on Friday, remanded Peter Nwachukwu, husband of deceased gospel singer, Osinachi, at the Kuje Correctional Centre in Abuja.
The Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) is prosecuting Mr Nwachukwu over the death of his wife, who died on April 8.
In the wake of Osinachi’s passing, her family members and colleagues accused Mr Nwachukwu of domestic violence.
Following the outrage that trailed Osinachi’s death, the police arrested Mr Nwachukwu and kept him in detention.
On Friday, the AGF arraigned Mr Nwachukwu before the judge, Njideka Nwosu-Iheme, where he pleaded not guilty to the 23-count charge bordering on domestic violence and homicide.
Mrs Nwosu-Iheme ordered Mr Nwachukwu be remanded at the correctional facility, while trial was adjourned to June 16 from 12 noon and June 17 by 9 a.m.
“Defendant should be remanded in Kuje Correctional Facility pending the hearing and determination of this suit,” the judge said.