Chief Justice responds to Muntaka’s bribery allegation against a Supreme Court judge

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Supreme Court Chief Justice, Justice Anin Yeboah
Supreme Court Chief Justice, Justice Anin Yeboah

The Chief Justice of the Republic of Ghana Justice Kwasi Anin Yeboah has responded to Mohammed Mubarak Muntaka’s bribery allegation against a Supreme Court judge.

According to the Chief Justice Kwasi Anin Yeboah, Judiciary has noted with grave concern the remarks of Mohammed Mubarak Muntaka, Hon. Member of Parliament for Asawase, which have been widely published in the media alleging that a Justice of the Supreme Court attempted to bribe an NDC female Member of Parliament to vote for Rt. Hon. Aarnon Mike Oquaye, in the election of the Speoker of the 8th Parliament which took place on 7th January, 2021.

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In a press statement issued by the Judiciary Secretary Justice Cynthia Pamela Addo has assured the general public that, the Honourable Chief Justice considers Mohammed Mubarak Muntaka’s allegation of impropriety a matter of grave import to the integrity of the Judiciary.

The Hon. Chief Justice is therefore taking steps to solicit the assistance of Mohammed Mubarak Muntaka to establish the fact in order that the matter can be delt with appropriately.

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According to him, the public will be apprised of any further development in due course.

SOURCE: Coverghana.com.gh

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