An rising Nigerian artiste, Ali Zainab Neilson aka Alizee and her daughter, Petra,were shot dead this morning by her Italian husband in Banana Island, Lagos.
The Italian, Peter Nielson, has been arrested and he is presently facing interrogation at Ikoyi Police Station.
A police source at Ikoyi told Cornerstone News ,that the suspect has been arrested while the body of mother and that of her four -years – old daughter have been deposited at a morgue for autopsy.
He said :”We don’t know why he shot his wife and daughter. We are trying to find out from him.We are waiting for his attorney as he said he won’t speak until he comes.
The command headquarters has been informed and the Commissioner of police has been briefed and he has ordered a full scale investigation into the matter. I know that the State Criminal Investigation Department will soon take over from us because of the sensitive nature of the case”.
Philomena Ngozi Christopher-Oji was born to the family of the late Michael and Cecilia Ojeogwu of Ubulu-Uku, in Aniocha South Local Government Area, Delta State. She had her primary and secondary education in Nwanoli and Ezemu Girls College, in Ubulu-Uku, before she proceeded to the Delta State University, Abraka, where she studied English and Literary Studies.