Stop the madness in administration of justice


The image of the state as a bastion for the rule of law is under strain with this embarrassing fracas in the Administration of Justice. Judges are not expected to be above the law, but to uphold it in line with the principles of fairness, impartiality and similar stony faced ethics.

We are aghast at seeing this side of the coin tossed to expose the dirty linen in the chambers.  The audit was done, irregularities were found and transparency factored.  But what happened to discretion in addressing such an internal matter and ensuring the wrongly dispensed and received monies were recovered? 

The Judges are treated like dirty criminal who must be “bewigged” and hang their heads in shame.  One suspects there is a bone to chew, a dirty scoundrel of a matter.  It should have been enough to have the Judges licking their wounds and starving over the deductions for the months to come!  But no, somebody just reduces the institution to this sordidness.  The whole thing smacks of poor management, add to that a manipulative and divisive type of working environment.

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