The Judicial Services Commission (JSC) is investigating the corruption allegations leveled against High Court Judge Priscilla Chigumba who is accused of asking for a $20 000 bribe from a complainant in an eviction case. The inquiry is likely to take two weeks upon which the JSC will meet to decide the fate of the Judge.
The JSC is now seized with the matter. It is at that meeting where the commission will come up with a decision on the way forward.
Justice Chigumba was among the eight High Court judges that were interviewed by the JSC to be considered for elevation to the Supreme Court bench. Of recent she presided over the demo ban case where she ruled that Statutory Instrument 101a was unconstitutional.