Anas expose' Court gives judicial committee legal mandate to investigate indicted judges

According to the judge, Justice Getrude Torkonoo the judicial council was performing its mandatory administrative and supervisory role hence their action could not be described as illegal as being claimed by the judges.

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An Accra High court has struck out  the case brought before it by some eight judges asking for it  to declare as illegal the committee set up by the judicial council to investigate  allegations of corruption brought against.

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According to the judge, Justice Getrude Torkonoo, the judicial council was performing its mandatory administrative and supervisory  role hence their action could not be described as illegal as being claimed by the judges.

The eight judges came to court after raising issues with the procedure adopted by the judicial council to handle the allegations leveled against them.

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The Attorney General filed an application last week praying the court to strike out the case by the judges citing the issues raised by the judges as frivolous and one without merit.

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