• NJC plans to stop publication of petitions against judges

    NJC plans to stop publication of petitions against judges

    It was gathered that the National Judicial Council is set to bar media reportage of allegations of misconduct levelled against judges and employees of the judiciary.

    This is contained in the National Judicial Policy to be launched by the NJC on Monday and which will widen the dark veil that shields disciplinary proceedings against judges.

    Under the new policy, the NJC or any institutions of the judiciary shall discard a complaint sent against a judge or employee of the judiciary for investigation […]