Police to charge Alizee’s husband to court on two count charge of murder
The Lagos state police command has in a press statement given an update concerning the murder of Nigerian singer, Alizee and her daughter.
The command says it has decided to take Mr Peter Nielson to court on two count charge of murder.
Mr Peter Nielson fingered to have murdered his wife, Alizee and their four year old daughter,.
The late 37 year old Nigerian singer, Zainab Ali-Nielsen, aka Alizee and her daughter were found dead on Thursday in the kitchen at their residence in Banana Island, Lagos.
Alizee’s father said, “I have known my late daughter’s husband for over seven years now. At the outset, he was of good character but last year, he started fighting his wife. Last November, a case was reported at the police station when he beat her to a coma. He then wrote an undertaking that he would never batter her again.”
Read the statement from the police below:
UPDATE ON THE BANANA ISLAND MURDER. …….
The Lagos State Police Command hereby notifies the general public that it had decided to take Mr. Peter Nielson, the Danish man alleged to have murdered his wife Mrs. Zainab Nielson and daughter, Petral Nielson to court for two counts charge of murder.
The Commissioner of Police, Lagos State has directed that the case be charged to court based on the findings of the Crime scene detectives sent to the apartment of the Nielsons after the alleged murder was committed, the preliminary autopsy report and the result of DNA analysis carried out by forensic experts.
He would be taken to the Yaba Magistrate Court today 11th April, 2018, where the case would be mentioned and his trial for the offence of murder begins.
Meanwhile, a duplicate copy of the murder casefile has been sent to the Directorate of Public Prosecutions (DPP), for legal advice.
Further development on this matter would as usual be communicated to members of the public.
SP Chike Oti
Police Public Relations Officer,
Lagos State Police Command.