The Lagos State Police Command has confirmed the arrest of Peter Nielsen, who allegedly murdered his wife Zainab Nielsen, the musician known as Alizee, Punch reports.
Alizee was reportedly murdered on Thursday, April 5, along with her 4-year old daughter, Petra.
Alizee’s management team had confirmed her death, calling on law enforcement agencies to investigate.
The Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer, SP Chike Oti, confirmed the arrest, saying the police are investigating the case. 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.