Anas’ counsel praises Supreme Court over Dery’s suit

Counsel for investigative journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas and his Tiger Eye PI team, has commended the Supreme Court for its ruling on the case involving the embattled High Court judge Paul Uuter Dery.

Lawyer Kissi Agyabeng says “they did very well because they took only two weeks to write such verdict because it does not happen in Ghana’s judicial system”.

The Counsel was sharing his views on yesterday’s ruling with Onua FM’s Yensempa today.

The Supreme Court yesterday dismissed a suit filed by beleaguered Justice Paul Dery trying to frustrate inquiry into the judicial scandal which rocked the country late last year.

He had among other reliefs prayed the court to stop an impeachment process against him which was initiated by the Chief Justice following a two-year investigation detailing corruption in the judiciary by Anas Aremeyaw Anas.

“I was impressed that within that short time, they were able to write such verdict because the details were numerous and very deep” lawyer Agyabeng reiterated.

Meanwhile, Justice Dery and two other embattled judges have brought yet another writ to the Supreme Court challenging processes to remove them.

Justices Mustapha Habib Logoh, Paul Uuter Dery and Gilbert Ayisi Addo are challenging the capacity of Anas Aremeyaw Anas’ Tiger Eye PI to petition the President for their removal from the Bench.

But Kissi Agyabeng told Onua FM his client was yet to be served with the writ albeit he has heard about the suit.

Source: story By Kweku Antwi-Otoo

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