Two additional students have been arrested and detained by the Lagos State Police Command for alleged involvement in the death of a 12-year-old Sylvester Oromoni, a student of Dowen College, Lekki in Lagos State.
This brings the total number of students in Police custody to five. Meanwhile, three house masters who were on duty on the day the incident happened are also in Police custody.
Police say they have obtained a court order to detain the students for 21 days at the Juvenile centre. Earlier, three who visited the State Criminal Investigative Department (SCID), Panti, Yaba in the company of their parents were detained. Two of the parents of the accused students had come out to say their children were not responsible for the death of Sylvester Oromoni.