68042178On the advice of the Judicial Council, the Vice President, Kwesi Bekoe Amissah-Arthur, acting in his capacity as President of the Republic of Ghana on Friday, October 2, 2015 suspended from office with immediate effect, seven (7) out of the 12 Justices of the High Court on grounds of stated misbehaviour. Their suspension is pursuant to article 146 (10)(b) of the 1992 Constitution. The affected Justice are: 1. His Lordship Justice Francis K. Opuku 2. His Lordship Justice John Ajet Nasam 3. His Lordship Justice Ernest Obimpeh 4. His Lordship Justice Kwame Ohene Essel 5. His Ladyship Justice Ivy-Heward-Mills (Mrs.) 6. His Lordship Justice Gilbert Ayisi Addo Their suspension follows the establishment of a prima facie case of stated misbehavior against them by the Hon. Lady Chief Justice pursuant to article 146 (3) of the 1992 Constitution and the setting up of a Committee under article (4) to investigate the petition.

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