The JSC recommends removal of High Court Judge Said Juma Chitembwe from office.

The JSC recommends removal of High Court Judge Said Juma Chitembwe from office.
High Court Judge Said Juma Chitembwe|Photo Courtesy

“The JSC considered the report of the panel on the petition initiated by the Commission and is satisfied that the petition discloses grounds for the removal of Justice Chitembwe from office,”- Chief Justice Martha Koome 

A complaint was made  against Justice Chitembwe in November 2021, detailing allegations of misconduct to support the judge’s removal.

The matter was over Chitembweshow the High court Judge handled a land case in 2018.

The dispute was between Pacific Frontier Seas Ltd against Okapi Limited Estate and Jane Mutula Kyengo.

Chitembwe sued the commission, citing a pending appeal over his judgment.