Peter Nielsen who killed his Nigerian singer wife and daughter at their Banana Island home is sentenced to death

Long arms of the law has finally caught up with Peter Nielsen who killed his Nigerian singer wife and daughter at their Banana Island home.

Nielsen, a Danish has been sentenced to death for murdering Zainab Alizee and their 3-year-old daughter at their Banana Island residence, Ikoyi, Lagos.

Judgment was delivered in the case at a Lagos High Court on Friday, May 20, sentencing Peter Nielsen to death by hanging for killing his Nigerian wife and daughter.

Justice Bolanle Okikiolu-Ighile convicted Nielsen, 54, on two counts of murder brought against him by the Lagos State Government.
The judge sentenced Nielsen to death by hanging on both counts.

Lagos State Government accused Peter Nielsen of smothering Zainab and Petra to death at 3.45 a.m. on April 5, 2018, at No. 4, Flat 17, Bella Vista Tower, Banana Island, Ikoyi, Lagos State.

Nielsen was arraigned on June 13, 2018.
He pleaded not guilty to the two-count charge of murder contrary to Section 223 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015.

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