Dowen College Student’s Murder: 5 Suspects In The College Granted N1m Bail, Commanded To Handover Travel Passports

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After some time in prison, the five Dowen College students complicit in the death of Sylvester Oromoni have received bail. Their bail conditions include paying N1 million each, producing two sureties and submitting their travel passports.

Sylvester, a 12-year-old student of Dowen College died under controversial circumstances suspected to be bullying from senior students of his school.

PM News had it that the police charged the students who are minors with conspiracy and homicide.

Africanglitz gathers that the Yaba chief magistrate, Olatunbosun Adeola, after hearing the bail application from the defendants’ counsel, ordered them to produce two sureties each in like sum.

Adeola said that each of the defendants’ sureties must be their parents and must swear an affidavit of compliance.

She further held that the international passports of all the five students 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. Recall that the students were on Thursday, December 9, remanded in a juvenile home over the death of their schoolmate who was allegedly attacked in a case of bullying while in school.

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