- The police in Lagos will begin serious cross-questioning of persons accused to have been connected to late Sylvester Oromoni's death
- These persons are students of Dowen College who are named among those who allegedly tortured the pupil
- The State Criminal Investigation Department (SCID) unit of the police gave the invitation on Tuesday, December 6
Lagos - Pupils of Dowen College who were accused of being involved in the torture and murder of late Slyvester Oromoni have been invited by the police command in Lagos.
The invitation was given by the Detectives at the State Criminal Investigation Department (SCID) Panti.
Both the accused persons and their parents are expected to report to the police unit in Lagos on Tuesday, December 6, The Nation reports.
Sylvester Oromoni: Roommate of late pupil confirms he was beaten to death
Meanwhile, a dormitory mate of the late 12-year-old Sylvester had confirmed that he was tortured to death by some senior students.
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In a series of WhatsApp messages to one Tamara, the dormitory mate said six and not five seniors attacked late Sylvester.
The student whose identity was hidden said that both the principal of the school and their dorm master, one Mr. Ahmed, were aware of the attack on the late student.
He said that Oromoni’s case was not the first of such in the school, adding that previous ones had been covered up.
The chat read:
“Hello Tamara “Sly got beat up on Saturday 27th of November by the boys that was named and the ring leader was Favor, Anslem and Micheal is more of a follower.
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"I was in the room the day they came in “Sly was on his bed and we were just talking and playing in our hostel room as usual after we clean.
"At about evening time the senior boys came in and senior Favor switched of the light they were holding their belt with them
“They were not 5 but 6 senior boys but I don’t know who exactly was part of the beating but I know senior Edwin was there for sure."