DSS sting operation: I’m satisfied with the operation – AGF, Malami
By Emman Ovuakporie and Johnbosco Agbakwuru
ABUJA – THE Attorney General of the Federation AGF, and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, SAN, Tueday said that the sting operation carried out by operatives of the Department of State Service, DSS, between 7th and 8th of October, was constitutional and that he was satisfied with the operation.
The AGF who appeared before the Garba Datti-led House of Representatives Ad-hoc Committee investigating the arrest of Judicial officers told the committee that he approved the operation based on the plethora of petitions before him on some corrupt practices of some judicial officers.
He explained that the action was carried out in accordance with Section 15 sub-section 5 of the Constitution which stated that all institutions of government and indeed public officers operating in the country were barred from corrupt acts and that the three arms of government, the executive, the legislature and the judiciary should take steps to abolish all forms of corrupt practices.