Alleged Bullies of Dowen College Student, Sylvester Oromoni Granted N1M Bail Each.

The five Dowen College students, charged with the alleged murder of their 12-year-old schoolmate, Sylvester Oromoni, have been granted bail in the sum of 1 million Naira each by a Yaba Chief Magistrates’ court in Lagos on Tuesday, December 21, 2021.

The police had earlier charged the boys, who are minors, with conspiracy and homicide.

However, according to reports the Chief magistrate, Olatunbosun Adeola, after hearing the bail application from the defendants’ counsel, ordered the defendants to produce two sureties each in like sum.

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

Also Read:Family of Late 12Yr Old Sylvester Oromoni, Hire Femi Falana Over His Death.

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

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

Alleged Bullies of Dowen College Student, Sylvester Oromoni Granted N1m Bail Each.

NAN reports that the defendants were on Dec. 9 remanded in a juvenile home over the death of their schoolmate who was allegedly attacked in a case of bullying while in school.

The news of Sylvester’s death made rounds on social media after a Nigerian Twitter user identified as @Perrisonoromoni alleged that his 12-year-old cousin died from injuries he sustained after allegedly being beaten by fellow students who were forcing him to join a cult in a Lagos boarding school.

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