The number of people engaged in corruption in the Rwandan judiciary has significantly reduced over the past years, Rwandan Judicial Spokesperson Harrison Mutabazi said.
Rwanda has embarked on a drive to fight against corruption in the judiciary, which impedes fairness and transparency of the institution, Mutabazi told Xinhua Friday regarding the matter, adding that the war on corruption continues to clean the judiciary by weeding out corrupt judicial officers who were giving the courts a bad name.
Three judges and six court registrars have been apprehended and sentenced for corruption since 2011 when the judiciary introduced an anti-corruption week with various activities to raise awareness about corruption in the judiciary, he said.
It also established an electronic case management system as part of the anti-graft campaign, according to him.
Rwanda was ranked the fourth least corrupt country in Sub-Saharan Africa and the 48th among 180 countries globally in Corruption Perceptions Index 2018 released by Transparency International.