Judicial scandal Naming and shaming indicted judges not enough – Minority

Already, the list of the high Court judges under investigations has been released

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Joe Osei Wusu, Minority Spokesperson on Legal and Constitutional Affairs, has remarked that naming and shaming of the judges implicated in the expose’ by ace journalist, Anas Aremeyaw Anas is not enough.

READ MORE: > 34 judges cited for corruption

Chief Justice, Georgina Theodora Woode play

Chief Justice, Georgina Theodora Woode

 

According to him, there is the need to conduct investigations into the issue before passing any judgement on the accused judges in order not to trample on their rights.

“Naming and shaming alone is not sufficient. That will not change anything. I think they should be used, as he [Anass Aremeyaw Anas]  has appropriately petitioned the chief justice and the president, to achieve the ultimate goal of ridding the judiciary of the corrupt elements in it,” he said on Eyewitness News.

“I also think that the rights of any of the persons accused should not be trampled upon. They should be given the opportunity to be heard in their defence so that it is only and until when the judicial process has been resorted to, to find them guilty of the offences charged, will they be punished,” he added.

READ MORE: > Humiliate and shame indicted judges- Bernard Mornah

Disguised Anas Aremeyaw Anas play

Disguised Anas Aremeyaw Anas

An investigative piece by Anas Aremeyaw Anas has established complicity of some thirty four (34) high profile Judges in an explosive corruption scandal.

The Judges have been captured on tape in discussion with suspects or assigns of suspects on how to compromise the cases before their respective courts.

Some of the culprits have also been linked to sex scandals in the three-hour edited video emanating from a two-year investigation into corrupt practices in the Judicial Service.

22 judges implicated in the scandal have been suspended by the Judicial Council while 12 High Court judges under investigation.

Already, the list of the high Court judges under investigations has been released. These judges are to be expelled from the judiciary if a prima facie case is established against them.

READ MORE: > "Corrupt" judges named

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