Sylvester Oromoni: Court Grants Five Dowen Students Bail Of N1m Each

Sylvester Oromoni: Court Grants Five Dowen Students Bail Of N1m Each

A Chief Magistrates’ court in Yaba, Lagos, has granted five Dowen College students bail after a conspiracy and homicide charge was made against them by the police.

The police charged the minors following the alleged murder of their schoolmate, Sylvester Oromoni, aged 12.

On December 9, the five minors were remanded in a juvenile home over the death of their schoolmate who was allegedly attacked in a case of bullying while in school.

Chief magistrate Olatunbosun Adeola, who heard the bail application, ordered the defendants to produce two sureties each in like sum.

The magistrate stated that one of each of the defendants’ sureties must be their parent, who must swear an affidavit of compliance.

Adeola ordered the defendants to submit their travel passports to the court and their residence be verified by the prosecutor, adding that they must be within 2km of their residence at all times.

LagospyNG had reported that the police had released Oromoni’s remains to his family for burial after an autopsy was conducted to ascertain the cause of his death

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