The erstwhile Dean of the Faculty of Law at the University of Calabar, Professor Cyril Ndifon has been arrested by operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS) over an allegation of sexually harassing female students.
Recall that weeks ago, a series of protests were held in the institution against Ndifon, who was later suspended by the management of the university.
Investigations into the allegations also commenced immediately.
In his defence, the university don claimed that the protests against him by the law students were masterminded by some persons in the faculty who had sworn to pull him down.
He described the allegations as barefaced lies aimed at tarnishing his image.
DSS Spokesman, Peter Afunanya while giving an update on the development, confirmed that operatives of the service arrested the don and took him into custody after he refused to honour several invitations extended to him.
Afunanya told journalists that the action was taken after the ICPC sought the secret police’s intervention as well as in the spirit of inter-agency collaboration, adding that Ndifon’s arrest was effected after a court order granting it permission.