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Lagos Police commence investigation into death of 12 years old student of Dowen College

LAGOS State Police Command on Saturday said it has commenced investigation into the death of one Sylvester Oromoni, a 12-year-old student of Dowen College, Lekki, Lagos who died under tragic circumstances a few days ago.

 

The controversial death of Sylvester who would have turned 12 years on Saturday has since gone viral on social media.

The Spokesperson of the “However, in view of the seriousness of the case, the Homicide Section of the State Criminal Investigation Department, Panti, has also been directed to take over the investigation of the case immediately.

 

“Members of the public, particularly the deceased’s bereaved parents, friends, and relatives, are assured that the Lagos State Police Command has deployed all available human and material resources at its disposal to unravel the circumstances surrounding the sad and unfortunate incident, CSP Adekunle Ajisebutu in a statement signed on Saturday, said though no formal report of the incident was made to the police the Commissioner of Police, CP Hekeem Odumosu, upon hearing about it instantly directed the Divisional Police Officer, Maroko Division under whose jurisdiction the place of incident is, to immediately visit the school to carry out an initial investigation into the incident.

The statement reads: “This directive has been carried out as an investigation into the case has since commenced.

However, in view of the seriousness of the case, the Homicide Section of the State Criminal Investigation Department, Panti, has also been directed to take over the investigation of the case immediately.

“Members of the public, particularly the deceased’s bereaved parents, friends, and relatives, are assured that the Lagos State Police Command has deployed all available human and material resources at its disposal to unravel the circumstances surrounding the sad and unfortunate incident.

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