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The Chief Justice Georgina Theodora Wood
has warned “no judge is above the laws” of
Ghana, adding her office is bent on
investigating the bribery scandal which has hit
the judiciary. Thirty-four judges have been
allegedly caught in the web of corruption to compromise cases before them after a two-
year painstaking investigations by undercover
journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas. Twenty-two
of them, mainly lower court judges, have been
suspended as 12 high court justices battle the
Judicial Council over the procedure adopted to impeach them. Although the incriminatory
video has brought the judicial arm of
government under public ridicule, the chief
justice said Ghanaians should not lose
confidence in the legal system. She said no
one is bigger than the law and anyone found culpable will be dealt with. “We gave power to
Parliament to come out with laws and those
laws are supreme because Ghana is under
rule of law, so no judge is above the law,” the
CJ said in a statement read on her behalf in Cape Coast.

Source: Upper West Media

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