Top judge accuses Amaechi, Umana Umana of bribery

Posted by News Express | 18 October 2016 | 2,795 times

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Justice Inyang Okoro has alleged that the Department of State Services (DSS) raided his home because he refused to be bought over by Rotimi Ameachi in the Akwa Ibom governorship election case.

In a four-page letter Justice Okoro wrote to NJC indicting Umana O. Umana and Rotimi Amaechi of bribery deals.

A few days back (DSS) raided the homes of Justices of the Supreme Court and Judges of High Courts it accused of “corruption” and “professional misconduct” in parts of the country.

Several houses belonging to justices were stormed by security officials in Abuja, Rivers and Gombe states, with some of the judicial officers taken into custody.

The security operatives raided the Abuja residences of Justices Sylvester Ngwuta, John Inyang Okoro of the Supreme Court, and whisked them away.

They also picked Justice Adeniyi Ademola of the Federal High Court, Abuja at his Apo Legislative Quarters home and searched the house of another Abuja Federal High Court Judge, Justice Nnamdi Dimgba.

In Gombe, the operatives whisked away Justice Mu’azu Pindiga of the state High Court.

•Sourced from Daily Trust. Photo shows Justice Inyang Okoro.

Source: News Express

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