Three students of Dowen College, Lekki Lagos are currently assisting the police in their investigation into the death of 11-year-old Sylvester Oromoni junior who was also a student of Dowen College.
The Commissioner of Police in Lagos state, Hakeem Odumosu made this known during an interview with Channels TV. He said three of the five students mentioned by Sylvester before he died are already in custody and cooperating with the police in their findings.
Sylvester, 11, died on Tuesday, November 30, after he was allegedly attacked by some of his seniors in the school. Since his death, names of some students he reportedly called before he passed on have been shared online.
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.