A Yaba Chief Magistrates’ Court sitting in Lagos on Wednesday remanded a Danish national, Peter Nielsen, who was associated with killing his significant other, Zainab Ali-Nielsen and their three-and-a-half-year-old girl, Petra.
Boss Magistrate Kikelomo Ayeye remanded Nielsen, 53, in Ikoyi Prison, following an application by the police. Nielsen was docked on a two-tally charge of unlawful murdering.
Nielsen’s supplication was not taken. He was spoken to by Frank Udoka Amah. Indicting counsel, Effiong Asuquo, offered a three-page application, containing 15 reason for Nielsen’s remand in jail.
“There is overpowering measurable proof connecting the litigant to the attack and murder of his significant other and girl. Examination has likewise demonstrated that the litigant was routinely rough to his late spouse, Zainab.”
As indicated by Asuquo, a battle softened out between the couple up their level at around 3:00 a.m. on that critical day. Nielsen was supposedly observed battling and hitting the perished’s head on a divider by her two relations, Mimi, 11, and Faith, 13 who lived with them.
She passed on from wounds managed from the attack. The prosecutor charged that Nielsen at that point harmed Petra before dragging her body into the kitchen.
“He took the dormant young lady and put her under the mother’s body and after that put on gas stove burners in the kitchen with the goal that it will be trusted that the spouse and little girl were choked to death by the cooking gas.
It is in the national intrigue that the speculate stay in jail pending lawful guidance and his arraignment and trial.” Chief Magistrate Ayeye maintained his supplication. She remanded Nielsen in jail and deferred the case till May 8 for the DPP’s recommendation.
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