Investigative journalist, Anas Aremeyaw Anas has revealed that one of the High Court judges indicted in the judicial bribery and corruption scandal, John Ajet Nassam, has left the country.“To the best of my knowledge, he has left the country,” Anas said in an interview on Joy FM Monday.
The judge, who was captured on video allegedly receiving bribe at Zongo Junction in Accra. He was said to have received GH₵16,000 to free a suspected criminal.
Justice Ajet Nassam could not be served with a notice to appear before the committee which started sitting in September after the scandal broke.
Speaking in a series of radio interview Tuesday morning to respond to “inaccuracies” by Martin Amidu; Anas said the claims by Amidu are baseless, he is nonetheless, willing to work with him.
“I am ready to work with him; maybe we can do something together on the legislature. I don’t mind working with him at all,” he noted.
“Uncle Martin won’t pick and choose what I should do, he does his own anti-corruption work in his own style which I may not be able to do even if you give me 15 years.
“He should let me be, I beg him. My parents took me to school and I have become an investigative journalist. If Uncle Martin thinks this is so bad, he can go to court. Whatever his issues are, let him go to court, we will meet him squarely,” he stated.
The celebrated investigative Journalist also opined that he does not fear for his life anymore despite the risky nature of his job.
“Haven’t learnt under the formidable tutelage of Kweku Baako I have been purged off fear a long time ago,” he said.
34 superior court judges have been caught on camera taking bribes and extorting money from litigants in the latest investigate report by investigative journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas.
Over one hundred officials of the Judicial Service have also been cited in the expose that took more than two years to execute.
Anas surreptitiously videotaped and audio recorded conversations with suspects or persons acting as agents of suspects.