Sylvester Oromoni’s D*ath: Police Reportedly Arrest Three of the Suspects

 Sylvester Oromoni’s D*ath: Police Reportedly Arrest Three of the Suspects

The Nigerian police has reportedly arrested three of the suspects behind the d*ath of Dowen College student, Sylvester Oromoni.

According to Linda Ikeji, the Commissioner of Police in Lagos State, Hakeem Odumosu confirmed that three students of the college who Oromoni mentioned are currently in their custody.

The report further reveals that, the students will remain in police net to aid the police in their investigation into the d*ath of the 12-year-old boy.

Odumosu disclosed this in an interview with Channels TV.

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

Sylvester, who was 11 and would have turned 12 on December 4, died on Tuesday, November 30 after he was allegedly attacked by some of his seniors in school who had subjected him to constant bullying.

Nicholas Oladipupo

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