Anas' expose Rawlings commends Mahama over bold decision on judges

Thirty-four judges are being investigated for allegedly taking bribes to influence cases before them

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President John Mahama and his government deserve commendation for not blocking the judicial corruption scandal video from being shown, despite its damning revelations.

Dr Zanetor Rawlings, daughter of National Democratic Congress founder JJ Rawlings, believes Mahama or the State could have used the national security or the courts to block the three-hour long documentary from premiering in Accra, but because he is committed to help cleanse the judiciary he allowed it.

Read more: Anas cancels judicial corruption video screening in Kumasi

“It takes a government that is daring to allow such a thing to go public,” the parliamentary aspirant for the Korle Klottey constituency told host of Anopa Kasapa, Fiifi Banso, Tuesday on Kasapa FM.

“Mahama and his government are bold… they could have used some kind of injunction or block it. It’s a bold step. I believe it is the right thing to do to correct” the system.

Read more: President Mahama was once my cameraman - Anas

Thirty-four judges are being investigated for allegedly taking bribes to influence cases before them.

Seven of the High Court judges have been suspended by President Mahama while 22 lower court judges have been sanctioned by the Chief Justice, Theodora Georgina Wood.

Credit: Kasapaonline

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