The Lagos State Government has arraigned the Danish man, Peter Nielsen, who allegedly killed his wife and daughter.
Peter Nielsen was arraigned on Wednesday morning before Justice Bola Okikiolu-Ighile, at the Lagos High Court sitting in the Igbosere area of the island.
The suspect appeared before the judge on two counts of murder, an offence contrary to Section 223 of the Criminal Laws of Lagos.
He, however, pleaded not guilty when the charges were read to him.
In the counts, 53-year-old Neilsen allegedly killed his 37-year-old wife, Zainab, and his three-year-old daughter, Petra, on April 5, 2018, at about 3:45 am at their Banana Island residence in the Ikoyi area of the state.