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JUST IN: Court grants suspended UNICAL dean, lawyer bail
 
By: Abara Blessing Oluchi
Fri, 9 Feb 2024   ||   Nigeria,
 

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has granted bail to the suspended Dean of the Faculty of Law, University of Calabar, Prof. Cyril Ndifon.

His lawyer, Sunny Anyanwu, who was arraigned with him by the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission, was also granted bail.

The professor and his lawyer are currently standing trial on amended four counts of alleged sexual harassment and an attempt to perverse the cause of justice.

While Ndifon was granted bail in the sum of N250m with two sureties, Anyanwu was granted N50m bail with two sureties as well.

Ruling on their bail application on Friday, the trial judge, Justice James Omotoso, said, “Bail is granted to the first defendants in the sum of N250m with two sureties who own properties within FCT with a minimum valuation of N150m.

“The first defendant and his two sureties must submit their bank statements.

“The first defendants must submit his International passport to the court.

“The second defendant is granted bail in the sum of N50m with two sureties who will submit their bank statements.

“The defendants must file an undertaking not to interfere with the case, readiness to attend trial and not to cause delay.”

Justice Omotosho adjourned the matter till Monday for continuation of hearing.

Detail later…

 

 

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