200 complaints filed at JSC since Sept, incl. 51 against four justices

200 complaints filed at JSC since Sept, incl. 51 against four justices

The Judicial Service Commission (JSC) has looked into around 200 complaints against judges, since the enactment of the second amendment of the JSC Act.

While the amendments to the JSC Act was ratified on September 3, JSC said that it has looked into around 200 complaints against judges since then, including complaints ranging from allegations of sexual harassment, corruption, undue influence and judicial overreach.

JSC, via a statement issued on Tuesday, noted that these complaints include “ethical and misconduct cases of four Supreme Court justices. They are; Chief Justice Dr. Ahmed Abdulla Didi and justices Abdulla Areef, Abdul Ghanee Mohamed and Adam Mohamed Abdulla.

The commission in investigating 18 complaints against the chief justice, 14 complaints against Justice Areef, 16 complaints against Adam and three against Justice Ghanee.