22 Ghanaian Judges Suspended Over Corruption Scandal

From the Africa Report

Ghana's Judicial Council has suspended 22 magistrates and circuit court judges after more than 30 of them were seen in video footage allegedly receiving money from litigants to influence judgments.

The Council's decision follows a two-year investigation by Ghanaian journalist, Anas Aremeyaw Anas, which captured 34 superior and lower court judges, and over 100 court officials in a 500-minute video, demanding and receiving bribes in order to sway verdicts.

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