Daily Archive for December 21st, 2007

Chief Justice Sat Sharma Cleared

CJ Sat SharmaPM on Mustill Report: I have no further role in matter
“The Prime Minister merely referred the matter to the President to appoint the tribunal. The Prime Minister has no further role to play. I am waiting like everyone else.”
Prime Minister Patrick Manning is distancing himself from the findings of the Mustill Report that cleared Chief Justice Satnarine Sharma of any wrongdoing.

CJ Sharma cleared
Hours after he received an official copy of the Lord Mustill Tribunal report, President George Maxwell Richards revoked the suspension of embattled Chief Justice Sat Sharma, paving the way for him to return to his job at the Hall of Justice, Port-of-Spain, today.

The Chief Justice does not have to prove anything at all.
His stance is purely defensive

Chief Justice Satnarine Sharma yesterday dusted off his judicial robes, ready to return to office today after an international tribunal found that the case brought against him on a charge of judicial misconduct was weak.

Cleared by impeachment tribunal…
Sharma plans return to work

In a bold move, an insistent Chief Justice Satnarine Sharma says he intends to return to his chambers at the Hall of Justice today, having been let off by the impeachment tribunal which investigated him…

President: Mustill report to be made public soon
The contents of the long-anticipated Mustill tribunal report will soon be made public, President George Maxwell Richards said yesterday.

CJ doesn’t have to prove anything