Lagos State Police Command has sealed up Dowen College not less than 24hrs after commencing investigation into the death of Sylvester Oromoni, a 12-year-old student of Dowen College, Lekki, Lagos who died under tragic circumstances a few days ago.
The Lagos State Police Command’s spokesperson, CSP Adekunle Ajisebutu in a statement 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.
“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.
He also said that while the diligent investigation is ongoing, members of the public are advised against taking the law into their own hands. They are also enjoined to refrain from comments that could jeopardize the investigation.