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It has been proved that the removed judges were not working in a manner that foster professional integrity, avoid impartiality,
stick to the laws, and procedures. Their action has impaired the due course of the law, said the president.
According to the president, making verdict contrary to the stated law, making verdict without adequate proceedings, aborting
legal battle without proper justification and receiving bribes are among the proved wrongs of the removed judges.
Yeneneh said that there other judges whose case is under scrutiny apart from the removed ones.
In a related development, the Sothern Nations, Nationalities and People’s Regional State has also removed six judges from their
post. According to Information obtained from the region’s communication office, four of the judges are from the region’s
Supreme Court and two are from Woreda.
Amhara fires five judges
July 20, 2016
Addis Ababa, 20 July 2016 (WIC) - The Amhara Regional
State has fired five judges who were found guilty in
discharging their responsibilities.
President of Amhara Regional State Supreme Court, Yeneneh
Simegn, told Walta Information Center that the decision to
remove the judges was made after thoroughly verifying the
misdeeds carried out by the judges.
The Regional Judges’ Administration Council referred the
case to the regional parliament after verifying misdeeds of the
judges. The lawmakers removed the judges after scrutinizing
the case presented to them, he said.
According to Information Obtained from the Supreme Court of
Amhara Region, Chairman of the Supreme Court, two High
Court Judges and two Woreda Judges are fired.