The Lagos state government says forensic evidence has shown that Peter Nielsen, a Danish national, was responsible for the death of his wife, Alizee.
The singer and her three-year-old daughter were found dead in their Banana Island apartment, Ikoyi, on April 5, 2018.
In a statement released on Wednesday, Adeniji Kazeem, attorney general and commissioner for justice, said all is now set for the prosecution of Nielsen.
“The office of attorney general and commissioner for justice on April 19, 2018, issued legal advice to the effect that a prima facie case of murder Contrary to Section 223 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015 has been established against the suspect, Peter Nielsen (M) – a Danish national,” the statement by Kayode Oyekanmi, assistant director at the ministry of justice, read.
“The suspect is, therefore, to stand trial; before the High Court of Lagos State for the murder of his Nigerian wife and three-year-old daughter.
“There is overwhelming and compelling evidence both forensic and direct eyewitness account showing without doubt that the victims were killed by the suspect. There is also evidence that there was a history of domestic violence against the victim by the suspect.”
Kazeem said the trial of Nielsen would commence at the high court as soon as the case is assigned to trial.
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