Supreme Court judge targeted in corruption purge

Investigations into the lifestyle of the judge have centred around transactions involving people linked to the collapsed Imperial Bank and failure to pay taxes. PHOTO | FILE | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • The arrest of such a high-ranking judicial staff will be the culmination of weeks of investigations into brazen corruption at the Judiciary.
  • The judge had been reported by the KRA to the DPP over the suspicious movement of large sums of money in and out of bank accounts.
  • The judge faces numerous counts of stealing, abuse of office and unlawful failure to pay taxes.
  • The mandate of the JSC is to receive, investigate and resolve complaints against Judges under Article 168 of the Constitution.

A Supreme Court judge faces imminent arrest and prosecution for corruption in a devastating and dramatic escalation of the government’s campaign against graft.

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