A Nigerian artiste, Zainab Ali-Nielsen, popularly known as Alizee, and her four-year-old daughter, Petra, have been allegedly murdered by her Danish husband, Peter Nielsen.
Mother and child were allegedly killed in the family house at Ocean Parade, Banana Island in the early hours of Thursday.
Peter has been arrested by the Nigeria police in connection with the killings.
The Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer, SP Chike Oti confirmed the arrest of the suspect for murder and said a crime scene investigative team had been deployed to the house.
“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.”
According to Reports, Alizee, a native of Kogi State, had signed a two-year record deal with an Asian record label, Petra Entertainment in 2017, which earned her a brand new Ford explorer, a house on Banana Island and international distribution with affiliates of her record company in Asia.