INSIDEMAINLAND – The Lagos State Government has cleared Dowen College’s five students of wrongdoing in the death of Sylvester Oromoni.
According to reports, the Lagos State Government also absolved staff of the college of wrongdoing in the death of the student.
LASG has also ordered the reopening of Dowen College with a clean bill of health.
The government urged parents to educate their children and wards on the implications of peer pressure and cultism.
The development is contained in a Legal Advice of the Director of Public Prosecution (DPP), Ms Adetutu Oshinusi, that was addressed to the Deputy Commissioner of Police, State Criminal Investigation Department (SCID) and the trial magistrate, Magistrate Olatunbosun Adeola.
The DPP’s legal advice, therefore, concluded that based on its findings, there is no first view case of murder, involuntary manslaughter and or malicious administering of poison with intent to harm against the five students, Favour Benjamin, Micheal Kashamu, Edward Begue, Ansel Temile and Kenneth Inyang (15).
The State also cleared the minors of belonging to unlawful society due to insufficient facts to establish the offence.
The government also cleared the school and five employees: Celina Uduak, Valentine Igboekweze, Hammed Ayomo Bariyu, Adesanya Olusesan Olusegun and one Adeyemi The state, therefore, directed that all the suspects should be released if they are still in custody.