Danish Husband Of Nigerian Singer Zainab Sentenced To Death For Killing Her...

Danish Husband Of Nigerian Singer Zainab Sentenced To Death For Killing Her And Their Child In Banana Island

By Wires Editor | The Trent on May 20, 2022
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A Lagos High Court on Friday, May 20, 2022, sentenced a Dane, Peter Nielsen, to death by hanging for killing his Nigerian wife and daughter.

Justice Bolanle Okikiolu-Ighile convicted Nielsen, 54, on two counts of murder brought against him by the Lagos State Government.

Peter Nielsen

The judge sentenced Nielsen to death by hanging on both counts.

The Dane was charged with the death of his wife and singer, Zainab, and their three-year-old daughter, Petra.

Danish husband of Nigerian singer Zainab gets?death sentence for killing her and their child

Lagos State Government accused him of smothering Zainab and Petra to death at 3.45 am at No. 4, Flat 17, Bella Vista Tower, Banana Island, Ikoyi, Lagos State.

Nielsen was arraigned on June 13, 2018.

He pleaded not guilty to the two-count charge of murder contrary to Section 223 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015.

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