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Sidestepping the Judicial Council, DSS Arrests 4 Judges, Recovers N362m - The Department of State Services on Saturday arrested some judges after an unprecedented sting operation launched almost simultaneously in different states and Abuja that targeted judicial officers accused of involvement in corrupt practices. But it was an operation that was widely described as a usurpation of the job of the National Judicial Council, which is statutorily responsible for the appointment, promotion, and discipline of judges in the country.