Domestic assault was filmed in Papua New Guinea, unrelated to Nigerian singer’s death in April

Published on 25/04/2022 at 18:55

The husband of popular Nigerian gospel singer Osinachi Nwachukwu was detained over her sudden death in April, as he faces accusations that he had beaten her and inflicted the fatal wounds. Following his arrest, social media posts have published footage of a man repeatedly hitting a woman with a hot iron as purported proof that Nwachukwu was the victim of domestic abuse leading up to her death. However, the clip is unrelated: it was filmed in Papua New Guinea and shows international rugby player and boxer Debbie Kaore being beaten by her partner.