John Ajet Nassam, one of the High Court judges indicted in the Anas Aremeyaw Anas judicial bribery and corruption scandal has left the country, according to the investigative journalist.
“To the best of my knowledge, he has left the country,” Anas said in an interview on Joy FM Monday.
The judge, who was captured on video allegedly receiving bribe at Zongo Junction in Accra. He was said to have received GH?16,000 to free a suspected criminal.
Justice Ajet Nassam could not be served with a notice to appear before the committee which started sitting in September after the scandal broke.
Ajet Nassam and six other judges, namely Justices Francis K. Opoku, Kofi Essel Mensah, Ernest Obimpeh, Kwame Ohene Essel, Ivy Heward-Mills and Gilbert Ayisi Addo, have been suspended over allegations of trading justice for pecuniary gains.
Speculations were rife that the embattled flamboyant High Court judge might have travelled to Nigeria to visit his spiritual father, Prophet TB Joshua of the Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN).