A Dane, Peter Nielsen, has been arrested in connection with the murder of his Nigerian wife and musician, Zainab, and their four-year-old daughter.
They were murdered in the family’s residence at Ocean Parade, Banana Island, in the early hours of Thursday.
While the circumstances surrounding the incident were still sketchy, the Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer, Chike Oti, has confirmed the incident as well as the arrest of the suspect for murder.
He said, “The state Commissioner of Police, Edgal Imohimi, has ordered the arrest of the suspect and he is in police custody. It is pre-emptive now to ascertain the cause of the incident.
The CP has dispatched crime scene investigators to the place to pick evidences for analysis, which can be used for prosecution. .
The command has also written the Embassy of the suspect that the police are investigating the case.” The corpses have also been deposited in a mortuary for autopsy.