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Police investigate Dane for alleged murder of Nigerian wife, daughter


Nigeria Police

The Police in Lagos said they had commenced investigation into the alleged murder of a Nigerian woman, Zainab Ali-Nielsen, popularly known as Alizee, a Nigerian artiste, and her four-year-old daughter, Petra, by her Danish husband, Peter Nielsen.

The command’s spokesman, Chike Oti, who confirmed the development in Lagos, yesterday, said Nielsen was currently being detained at the State CID, Panti Lagos, for further investigation.

Oti said the commissioner of Police had deployed some crack detectives to the scene, adding that no stone would be left unturned in the case.

“The suspect is not an Italian, but from Denmark. He has been arrested and transferred to the State CID, Panti, for thorough investigation by the Homicide Department.

“The command has also written the embassy on the suspect that the Police are investigating one of its nationals,” he said

The incident reportedly took place at the family’s residence at Ocean Parade, Banana Island, in the early hours of Thursday.

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