The Lagos State Police Command has said it had decided to take Mr. Peter Nielson, the Danish man alleged to have murdered his wife, Mrs. Zainab Nielson, and daughter, Petral Nielson to court for two counts charge of murder.
In a release signed by its PPRO, SP Chike Oti said that Mr. Imohimi Edgal directed the case be charged to court based on the findings of the Crime scene detectives, the preliminary autopsy report and the result of DNA analysis carried out by forensic experts.
The statement added that the suspect, Peter Nielson “would be taken to the Yaba Magistrate Court today 11th April 2018, where the case would be mentioned and his trial for the offense of murder begins”.
“Meanwhile, a duplicate copy of the murder case file has been sent to the Directorate of Public Prosecutions (DPP), for legal advice”, the PPRO added.
The remains of the 37 years old Zainab Nielson and that of her 3-year-old daughter, Petral, were found at Bellasta Tower, Banana Island, Ikoyi, Lagos on Thursday, April 5, 2018.