The independence of the judiciary must be guarded.

This is the belief of attorney, Om Lalla, who has also given his opinion on the matter.

Speaking with the Power breakfast Show on Power 102.1 FM on Wednesday, Mr Lalla said the process, whether persons agreed with it or not, must be followed as the judiciary must always perceived to be independent.

Mr Lalla added that while the profession is divided on the matter, the ultimate outcome of the matter lies with the Prime Minister.