Judicial scandal: Justice Obimpeh admitted, another suffers stroke

Judicial scandalFive judges are said to have fallen sick suddenly, with one suffering a mild stroke after they were made aware of a video by Investigative Journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas, in which the judges were caught receiving bribes.

A total of 180 officials of the Judicial Service are caught on the video ostensibly taking bribes and extorting money from litigants.

Thirty-four of the suspected culprits in this Judicial scandal are said to be judges at the High, the Circuit and the District courts.

One Justice Obimpeh is currently on admission at the Nyaho Clinic in Accra while another accused, Justice Charles Quist, has reportedly suffered mild stroke since news of the scandal started making rounds.

The high profile judges including, Justice John Ajet-Nassam, a High Court Judge, who freed Alfred Agbesi Woyome in the controversial Gh¢51 million judgment debt scandal, have been videotaped and audio recorded in separate conversations with suspects or persons acting as agents of suspects before them to compromise big cases.

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

A trailer of the incriminatory video which will be released on starrFMonline.com this week, shows money changing hands as one could hear the judges including, a Human Rights Court judge Kofi Essel Mensah, Charles Quist (a High Court Judge) allegedly making demands to throw away cases which include robbery, murder and corruption among others.


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