The officer in charge of the legal department of the State Criminal Investigation Department (SCID) of the Lagos Police Command, Panti, Yaba, Yetunde Cardoso announced that five students and three staff of the Dowen College in Lekki, Lagos State, have been charged to court over the alleged assault of 12-year-old Sylvester Oromoni.
As aggrieved parents stormed the college, staging a protest against the death of three other students and 12-year-old Sylvester Oromoni who died under controversial circumstances.
Yetunde stated the suspects, who have been reportedly charged with murder, were taken to court on Tuesday and arraigned before Magistrate A.O. Olatunbosu, at Court 1, Yaba.
Newwavereporter earlier reported that Sylvester Oromoni’s death sparked outrage with both Nigerians and celebrities demanding for justice.
Princess Base via the micro blogging platform, Twitter shared a video of parents who came out to protest the deaths of three other students who recently died in the school.
According to Princess, three students reportedly died in the school this year.
Although the circumstances that led to their deaths were not named, however, Princess expressed shock at the rate at which students were dying in the school.
Sharing a video of herself with some parents of the students at the school, Princess wrote; ‘‘I’m at the Dowen College to Join parents to protest against the death of Sylvester and I’m beyond shocked to hear that 3 students died this year. As a matter of fact someone died in August.
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