Justice Paul Derry, one of the High Court judges who were caught allegedly taking bribes in the latest corruption expose’ in Ghana’s judiciary by Anas Aremeyaw Anas has sued the investigative journalist over the act.
He is seeking 17 reliefs from the Accra Fast Track High Court. Among his prominent request is “A declaration that the 1st Defendant (Tiger Eye PI) obtained the contents of the audio-visual recording unlawfully.”
The suit was filed today, Monday, September 14. He is the first suspect to have formally taken legal action against Anas amidst concerns that a lot more will follow.
The Attorney General and the Chief Justice were also sued as defendants in the suit.
The Chief Justice and the Judicial Council are currently probing the video evidence submitted by Anas and his team.
So far, 22 magistrates and judges who were implicated have already been suspended by the Judicial Council.