Justice Mohammed Habib Logoh, one of the High court judges implicated in the corruption scandal that has hit Ghana’s judiciary has filed a suit against the attempts to impeach him.
Anas Aremeyaw Anas, the journalist whose investigative work has exposed the rot in Ghana’s judiciary is pushing for an impeachment of all the judges caught in his video documentary of the alleged misconduct of the judges.
But in write filed at the Fast Track High court Tuesday, Justice Logoh is praying the court to declare the audio-visual recordings unlawful.
Below are details of the reliefs being sought by Justice Logoh
1. A declaration that the purported audio-visual recordings and transcripts in which the Plaintiff was allegedly captured is unlawMl and the same amounts to entrapment;
2. A Declaration that the Directive given through the 3ro Defendant for the 2nd Defendant io use the audio-visual recordings and transcripts as a basis to commence impeachment proceedings against the P ain% is null and void and of no legal consequence whatsoever;
3. A Declaration that the action taken by the 2nd Defendant pursuant to the said directive is equally null and void;
4. A Declaration that the 2nd Defendant has no right to violate existing law or legal right of the Plaintiff under any colour;
5. A Declaration that any purported immunity granted by the 3rd Defendant to the 1st Defendant, its Chief Executive Officer (Anas Aremeyaw Anas) is a nullify;
6. A Declaration that the continuous leakage of the contents of the audio-visual recordings and transcripts by the Defendants to media houses and social platforms is in breach of Plaintiff’s rights;
7. An order of perpetual injunction restraining the 1st Defendant, its Chief Executive Officer, workmen, privies, and agents howsoever described from public screening of the said illegal audio-visual recordings;
8. An order or perpetual injunction restraining the 2nd and 3rd Defendants from relying on the said audio-visual recordings and transcripts in any proceedings howsoever described.
9. Cost including legal fees and, 10. Any other order(s) that the Honourable Court may deem fit to make.