Sexual Harassment Trial: ICPC Closes Cases against Ndifon, Lawyer as Court Adjourns for Submission of Written Addresses

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has closed its case in the ongoing trial of Professor. Cyril Ndifon, the suspended Dean of the University of Calabar and his lawyer, Barrister Sunny Anyanwu.

The duo are being tried before Justice James Omotosho at the Federal High Court, Abuja over an alleged sexual misconduct and attempt to perverse the cause of justice contrary to sections 8, 18 and 19 of the Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Act, 2000 and Section 182 of the Penal Code Cap. 532 Laws of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, 2006.

At the continuation of hearing on Wednesday, Counsel to the ICPC, Dr. Osuobeni Ekoi Akponimisingha had told the court of the close of prosecution after the 4th witness (PW4) was discharged from the box following the conclusion of his cross-examination by the counsel to the defendants, Mr. Joe Agi (SAN).