Sylvester Oromoni: Court grants N1 million bail each to 5 detained Dowen College students

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Sylvester Oromoni: Court grants N1 million bail each to 5 detained Dowen College students

The sum of N1 million in bail has been granted to five Dowen College students who were over the death of their schoolmate, 12-year-old Sylvester Oromoni, by a Yaba Chief Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday.

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The students (names withheld) were on 9 December detained in a juvenile center for allegedly being involved in the death of Sylvester who died on 30 November.

The students have been accused of beating and bullying Sylvester in an attempt to force him to join a cult in the school.

The students were arrested by the police and charged for conspiracy and homicide.

At the hearing of their bail application today, Chief Magistrate Olatunbosun Adekola, ordered the defendants to produce two sureties each in like sum.

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

She further held that the international passports of all the defendants must be submitted to the court, their residence must be verified by the prosecutor and they must stay within 2km of their residence at all times.

Defence counsel, Miss lfeoma Eson, Mr A.E. Amah, Mr Godwin Omoaka (SAN), Mr Eze Ajibo represented Segun and Mr Micheal Ayinla were in court for the minors.

Sylvester Oromoni: Court grants N1 million bail each to 5 detained Dowen College students

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