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Death of Sylvester Oromoni jnr: Three students are in our custody –  Police

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Inspector General of Police, Alhaji Baba Usman
By Alfred Kayode, Lagos

Three students of the Dowen College, Lekki Lagos are currently assisting the police in their investigation into the death of Sylvester Oromoni junior, a 12-year-old student of the college.

The Lagos State commissioner of police Hakeem Odumosu told Channels Television on Tuesday.

Odumosi said three of the five students mentioned by Sylvester before he died are already in custody and cooperating with the police in their findings.

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Although Odumosu did not give the identities of those in custody he insisted that they are key suspects.

 

The police boss explained that the Command is set to go for the post mortem of the body in Delta state to ascertain the cause of death.

He assured that police authorities in both Lagos and Delta State are keenly interested in the outcome of the investigation to unravel the mystery behind Sylvester’s death.

Meanwhile, the Oromoni family has hired the firm of a foremost human rights lawyer and activist, Femi Falana, to prosecute its case against the institution over the death of their son.

Channels Television on Monday obtained the letter written by Falana to the office of Lagos State’s Chief Coroner, requesting an inquest into the circumstances leading to the death of his client’s child.

The letter was dated December 6, 2021, signed by Taiwo Olawale, and addressed to the chief coroner, High Court of Lagos State.

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