16 nude videos recovered in suspended UNICAL dean’s phone -Witness

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According to a forensic and intelligence analyst with the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission Bwaigu Fungo, Cyril Ndifon; the suspended dean of the University of Calabar’s Faculty of Law, sent the tapes that witness TKJ had given to a different phone number.

Additionally, he stated that only three of the sixteen nude videos that were taken from Ndifon’s phone belonged to TKJ.

A graduate holding a diploma in law, TKJ,had her identity withheld pursuant to a court order aimed at safeguarding her privacy.

In her testimony, she asserted that Ndifon requested oral sex and her virginity as conditions for admission into the full LLB program.

Witness TKJ also accused the suspended dean of coercing her to give him oral sex in front of her hostel inside his car.

The dean;Ndifon is standing trial for alleged sexual harassment and gratification against TKJ and others.

Additionally, involved in the case is his attorney, Sunny Anyanwu, who was accused of contacting TKJ and advising her to disregard the invitation from the ICPC.

During the latest session of the trial on Monday at the Federal High Court in Abuja, Fungo, the fourth witness, stated that Ndifon sent TKJ’s nude videos to a different phone number ending with 617.

Fungo said, “We observed that the videos received were forwarded to another subscriber. What I mean is that the nude videos sent by TKJ to the professor were sent to another number. That number ends with 617. There was also a video sent by TKJ and another phone was used to record the video while being played on the phone. ”

He indicated that a total of 16 nude videos were retrieved from Ndifon’s phone, noting that only three of them were attributed to TKJ.

“A total of 16 nude videos were extracted from his phone among which TKJ sent three, “Fungo said.

The witness informed the court that one of the nude videos was transmitted on September 26, 2023, in response to a request from the suspended dean.

Fungo further explained that the WhatsApp conversations occurred online and contained requests and confirmations of nude video transmissions.

During cross-examination by the defendant’s counsel, Joe Agi, (SAN), he was questioned about the voluntary nature of the nude videos presented in court.

Fungo responding said that based on the forensics analysis, the nude videos were not voluntarily sent.

“Based on our analysis, the act of TKJ was involuntarily done,” the analyst said.

Agi demanded that the nude videos be played again for the analyst to confirm whether TKJ was moving her body in the clip but Fungo said there was a movement

“My lord, there was movement,” he said.

Agi requested an adjournment to proceed with his cross-examination of Fungo.

He also petitioned for the Nigerian Correctional Service to transport the second defendant to the hospital for proper medical care and subsequently return him to custody until the fulfillment of his N50 million bail conditions.

The presiding judge, Justice James Omotoso, approved the verbal request and scheduled the next hearing for February 14th.