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ANAS VIDEO: Judicial Council Names ‘ Bribed’ Judges .. . Gives 10 Deadline

Chief Justice Mrs. Georgina Wood , has given
the ten High court judges involved in the latest
judicial corruption scandal up to Monday
September 14 to respond to her petition on
their role in the scandal.
A latest Bribery and Corruption scandal in the
Judiciary; a product of ace journalist , Anas
Aremeyaw Anas has implicated 34 judges who
were caught on camera taking bribes and
extorting money from litigants .
Even though 12 High Court judges were
named , two of them ; Justice Alhaji Mohammed
Ahmed Mustapha and Justice Yaw Ansu –
Gyeabuor have retired according to a
statement from the Judicial council .
The statement signed by the Judicial Secretary
Justice Alex B . Poku -Acheampong , said “ the
attention of the president has been drawn to
this fact. In view of their status as retired
Justices, the two are not subject to the
impeachment proceedings provided under
Article 146 of the 1992 Constitution. “
Per the statement , the Chief Justice Georgina
Theodora Wood “in accordance with Article
146 (3 ) would determine whether there is a
prima facie case against” the ten High Court
judges mentioned below.
Justice Frank Opoku
Justice Charles Quist
Justice Kofi Essel Mensah
Justice Mustapha Logoh
Justice Uuter P . Dery
Justice John Ajet -Nasam
Justice Kwame Ohene Essel
Justice Ernest Obimpeh
Justice Ivy Heward-Mills
Justice Gilbet Ayisi -Addo
The statement further added that “among the
22 Circuit Court Judges and Magistrates who
were referred to the Chief Justice to be dealt
with in accordance with Article 151 of the
1992 Constitution, two (2 ) have since April 1,
2015 been elevated to the High Court. As such,
they cannot be brought under the provisions
governing the Lower Court Judges .”
“ The Chief Justice has therefore re- submitted
the petition against the two Justices ( Justice
Daniel Obeng and Justice Asmah Akwasi Asiedu )
to the President for directives . “
The Circuit Court Judges and Magistrates
are:
Florence K. Ninepence Otoo
Alex Obeng Asante
Emmanuel K. Sunu
Benjamin Y . Osei
Baptist Kodwo Filson
Isaac Akwantey
Albert Zoogah
Courage Ofori Afriyie
Seyram T. Y . Azumah
William Baffoe
Michael Boamah Gyamfi
Paul K . Alhassan
Stephen Asuure
Kaakyire Atta Owusu
Alfred K .A . Mensah
Frank Kingsley Oppong
Samuel Ahiabor
Isaac K. Amoah
Jacob Amponsah

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