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COURT FINDS ELEVEN WITH CASE TO ANSWER IN LILONGWE

COURT FINDS ELEVEN WITH CASE TO ANSWER IN LILONGWE

On 12th September, 2013, the Anti-Corruption Bureau received a complaint alleging that Government Officers at Capital Hill were making fraudulent entries in the Integrated Financial Management Information System (IFMIS).

The Anti-Corruption Bureau immediately instituted investigations. The Bureau had established that between November 2010 and May 2011, Cornelius Kampamtengo, Yvonne Kaphamtengo, Chikondi Chimutu, Emmanuel Mazalale Yesaya, Deusdedit Tenthani, Tendai Nayeja, Audrey Kamtengeni, Squire Chakwana, Wides Mbuliro, Tapiwa Ng’oma and Conrad Nambala conspired to defraud Malawi Government of huge sums of money. They were charged with theft, conspiracy to defraud and money laundering.

The Court discharged Justine Nyirenda, Khumbo Arthur Soko and Jimmy Mbuliro.

On 28th June, 2017, the Lilongwe High Court found Kaphamtengo and others with a case to answer on all the charges. The case resumes in Court on 1st August, 2017, for defence.

EGRITA M. NDALA
SENIOR PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER
FOR: DIRECTOR GENERAL

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