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Lagos Court Sentences Danish Man To Death For Killing Daughter, Wife



A Nigerian Hight Court of Lagos has convicted a Danish man, identified as Peter Nielsen to death for murdering his Nigerian wife and daughter.

A court sitting at Lagos Island of Tafawa Balewa Square on Friday (May 20) gave this order by Bolanle Okikiolu-Ighile after five-hour of hearing.

Police command of Lagos arrested and arraigned the criminal to court on a 1 count charge of murder which against the 2015 criminal law, section 223 of Lagos State.

A document submitted to court that Peter Nielsen allegedly killed his Nigerian wife, which is also a singer, Alizee and their daughter on 4th of April, 2018 at their home in Banana Island in the State.

He was charged to court 13th of June, 2018.

The 53-year-old pleaded not guilty of the murder charge before the Judge.