[JUST IN] Sylvester Oromoni: Two Dowen students out at large, three in police custody, says Lagos CP

The commissioner of police for Lagos State, Hakeem Odumosu said on Tuesday that three of the students responsible for assaulting 12-year old Sylvester Oromoni are currently in police custody.

Odumosu who spoke to the punch newspaper on Tuesday said that while three are in custody, two are still roaming around at large.

The Lagos CP added that the school principal, housemasters, and other officials of the Lekki-based school are also assisting the police with information as the Command launched a full-scale probe into the circumstances culminating in the death of Oromoni on November 30, 2021.

Reports of the detention of the three of the students allegedly involved in the bullying of the deceased student filtered in on Tuesday.

When asked on Tuesday whether three of the students are in police custody, the Lagos CP, in a phone interview with the punch correspondent, replied, “It is true.”

He further explained, “It is still an allegation until we conduct our investigation. We just started full investigation yesterday (Monday). Two out of those mentioned in the viral video are at large while three of the students are helping us to get others.”

“I am in contact with my counterpart in Delta State. I spoke with the parents yesterday, we are perfecting everything scientifically,” Odumosu added.

 

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