Ghana’s Judicial Council suspends 22 judges

first_imgGhanaian judicial council says it has suspended 22 judges and magistrates allegedly implicated in corrupt practices.The suspended are reported to have been captured on video receiving the bribes.The council also said that it is probing the conducts of 12 high court judges and several other court officials who had been mentioned in the videos that were recorder by undercover agents.Reports have emerged that a local investigative journalist had captured over 180 officials receiving bribes and went ahead to publicise some of those clips, petitioning President John Mahama to remove the judges from office.Following this expose, the Judicial Council held an emergency meeting and recommended that the 22 junior judges be suspended as part of an investigation process.Ghana has been riddled with cases of massive corruption over the yearslast_img read more

Oh deer, please be cautious this time of year

first_imgBluffton, IN—It’s that time of year again folks. The deer are on the move, so please be aware and cautious while driving. An Indiana state trooper had a reminder of this over the weekend as he had an unwanted passenger: a deer crashed through the windshield of his patrol car.An Indiana State Police spokesman says Trooper A.J. Repass was “doing well” after the collision early Saturday in Bluffton, but says Repass’ car is “definitely going to need a cleaning.”last_img