Judicial Scandal 20 magistrates sacked

Some of the magistrates who showed no remorse for their action were let go without any end of service benefits

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Twenty out of the twenty one magistrates shown in the Anas expose' on bribery in the judiciary have been removed from office.

Pulse.com.gh has learnt that some of them were removed with benefits while others were let go without any benefits.

 Ghana was hit with a massive judicial scandal when it was revealed in an expose by Anas Aremeyaw Anas that Superior and lower court judges took bribes in order to free criminal.

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According to the Judicial Council the ones removed with benefits showed remorse.

The five member Committee which investigated the matter was chaired by Justice Sophia Adinyira.

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The committee submitted their work to the judicial Council today upon which these decisions were taken.

Below is the full list of lower court judges removed with and without benefits:

Without Benefits

  1. His Honour Benjamin Y. Osei – Circuit Court, Juaben

  2. 2. Her Honour Florence Otoo Ninepence – Circuit Court, Tema

  3. His Honour Isaac B. Akwantey  – Circuit Court , Wa

  4. His Honour Alex Obeng Asante – Circuit Court, Tarkwa

  5. His Honour Emmanuel K. Sunu – Circuit Court, Bolgatanga

  6. His Honour Baptist Kwadwo Filson  – Circuit Court, Bibiani

  7. His Honour Emmanuel Opare – Circuit Court , Techiman

  8. His Worship Samuel Ahiabor – District Court, Adidome

  9. His Worship William Baffoe – District Court , Cape Coast

  10. His Worship Michael Boamah Gyamfi – District Court, Mampongteng

  11. His Worship Jacob Amponsah – District Court, Ejisu

  12. His Worship Frank Kingley Oppong – District Court, Kasoa

  13. His Worship Samuel Esselwalker – District Court, Bolgatanga

  14. His Worship Alfred K. A Mensah – District Court, Somanya

With Benefits

15. His Honour Seyram Tsatsu Azumah – Circuit Court, Akropong

16. His Worship Paul K. Alhassan – District Court, Agona

17. His Worship Albert Zoogah – District Court, Ashiaman

18. His Worship Courage Ofori Afriyie – District Court, Offinso

The two missing names have been withheld because according to the Judicial Council, their lawyers have not been reached yet to be informed about the decision.

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