The internal security of the University of Calabar (UNICAL) has arrested a final year student of Science Education, Bassey Eno-Ita, 24, with 69 wraps of marijuana.
The suspect was also arrested with various packets of cigarettes in her possession.
Acting Chief Security Officer of the institution, Usani Okon-Etim, said on Monday in Calabar, that 17 students were also arrested at the spot while smoking weed.
Mr Okon-Etim said the suspect and the students were arrested behind the Centre for Educational Studies block, at a popular spot called “Cameroon”, close to the riverine area.
“Today, we arrested one final year student who sells hard drugs suspected to be Indian hemp to students. She was arrested with 69 wraps of drugs and different packets of cigarettes.
The area where the students and suspects were arrested is highly volatile for kidnapping.