Augustine Obour, a former Senior State Attorney, has indicated that the investigations that led to the expose’ by ace journalist, Anas Aremeyaw Anas on the judiciary in Ghana is not genuine.
Anas’ investigation is not genuine - Fmr. State Attorney
An investigative piece by Anas Aremeyaw Anas has established complicity of some thirty four (34) high profile Judges in an explosive corruption scandal.
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According to him, the journalist lured the judges into the act; stating that Anas should prove beyond reasonable doubt that the judges cited actually had the intent to collect bribes.
“Anas has used his profession to lure the judges and so if situations like that is to be investigated, they need to prove that indeed their (judges) corrupt acts was intentional or not… I can assure you that if this matter is taken to court, the journalist might lose his case because his investigation is not genuine,” he said on Adom FM’s
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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.
Reports suggest that two of them have in a panic-reaction, tendered their resignation.
READ MORE: > One judge suffers stroke, another hospitalized
One judge has suffered mild stroke and another hospitalized at Nyaho clinic after news of their involvement in a corruption scandal broke.
22 judges implicated in the scandal have been suspended by the Judicial Council with 12 High Court judges under investigation
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