Judge Maraga was cleared of accusations of receiving a bribe an allegation he denied by swearing with a Bible. He had also been accused among others of being lenient in sentencing a police officer to 10 years in a charge of manslaughter.
Rawal faced about six different accusations touching on the manner in which she had ruled cases. She had been accused of irregularly ordering the exhumation of a body from a plot owned by the deceased’s family member to be buried in another plot.
She was also interrogated on claims that she awarded hefty sums of money in damages to wealthy individuals compared to other litigants.
Rawal was also questioned over her temperament, which the board said left much to be desired, though there was no evidence that it was a grave problem.
The three who were vetted in May were earlier the subject of yet another controversy between the judiciary and the board over the delay in announcing their fate.
The board had deferred the announcement to a allow them conclude a case involving the setting o the next election date.