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Sylvester Oromoni: Court grants 5 accused Dowen students N1m bail each



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Five students of Dowen college who were charged with conspiracy and homicide in the death of Sylvester Oromoni have been granted bail by a Chief Magistrates’ court in Yaba, Lagos.

The minors have been remanded in a juvenile home since December 9, over the death Sylvester, their schoolmate.

According to the News Agency of Nigeria, the court granted the students bail in the sum of N1 million each and ordered the defendants to produce two sureties each in like sum.

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Chief magistrate Olatunbosun Adeola, who heard the bail application, stated that one of each of the defendants’ sureties must be their parent, who must swear an affidavit of compliance.

To prevent possible flight of the suspects, Magistrate Adeola ordered the defendants to submit their travel passports to the court and ordered their residence to be verified by the prosecutor, adding that they must be within 2km of their residence at all times.

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