The name of His Lordship Chief Justice Anin Yeboah has been trending online over an alleged demand for US$5Million bribe in a pending court case at the Supreme Court of Ghana.
The genesis of the matter was when one Ogyeedom Obranu Kwasi Atta VI, a Chief, reported his lawyer, Kwasi Afrifa Esq. to the General Legal Council (GLC) for misconduct.
In a petition to the GLC, the Chief said the lawyer was withholding some amount of money due him which the lawyer has refused to refund totalling US$70,000.
However, in his response to the petition, the lawyer, Akwasi Afrifa as part of stating his side of the story made reference to some privileged exchanges he has had with the Chief, Ogeedom Obranu.
In this privileged exchanges, the Chief had said he has offered a US$5million bribe to the Chief Justice part of which has already been paid.
According to the Chief, via the lawyer, some top political actors had taken him to meet the CJ where a demand for USD5million was made. He had reportedly made a first tranch payment of USD500,000.
The Chief was also required to change his counsel on the case and rather employ Akoto Ampaw, an Akufo-Addo Prempeh Chamber team lead.
The letter communicating these developments are atttached.
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