The Anti-Corruption has obtained restriction orders on property belonging to business man Abdul Karim Batatawala and two others.
Batatawala and two officials from the Immigration Department namely Limbani Chawinga and Fletcher Nyirenda are answering the count of conspiracy to defraud by inflating the market price of 500 lockers procured by the Department.
According to a statement by Egritta Ndala, Principal Public Relations Officer for ACB the restriction notices have issued following allegations of unexplained wealth and property.
Batatawala at a recent court session.
Ndala due to the restriction notices – the three are restricted from dealing with the
properties and vehicles outlined in the order until the ACB has concludes the investigations
or lifted the restriction notices.
Meanwhile- the Chief Resident Magistrate in Lilongwe has extended a restriction order which ACB obtained restraining the Ministry of Lands from disposing of or dealing with the properties in which Zuneth Sattar has beneficial interest.
This follows an application that the bureau made to the Court for the renewal of the Restriction Notice to allow the Bureau to finalize investigations it is carrying out on the allegations that Zuneth Sattar and his agent Ashok Nair paid bribes to public officers and other Politically Exposed Persons to obtain public procurement contracts in Malawi.
ABDUL KARIM BATATAWALA
a. Title number Blantyre West 145 and 146 plot number BW 588 and BW 599(Pamodzi Settlement Trust)
Title Number Blantyre West 2/229 Plot Number BW 1164 (Abdul KarimBatatawala t/a African Commercial Agency)
Title number Blantyre Central 818 and 819 ( Pamodzi Settlement Trust)
Title number Ndirande 480 plot number NW278 (Pamodzi Settlement Trust)
Title number Likubula 2142 (Sabina Abdul Karim Batatawala)
f. Title number Blantyre East 374 plot number ( Pamodzi Settlement Trust)
Title number Blantyre West 2/297 plot number BW1161 ( Pamodzi Settlement Trust)
Title number Blantyre West 2/294 plot number BW1170 (Abdul Karim Batatawala t/a Kasco Enterprise)
Title number Blantyre East – 59 (Pamodzi Settlement Trust)
Title number Blantyre West 2/298 plot number BW1158 (Pamodzi Settlement
k. Title number Alimaunde 11/54 ( Pamodzi Settlement Trust)
l. Plot number BW1160 in Namiwawa (Abdul Karim Batatawala)
m. Title Number Blantyre West 2/295 Plot number BW1167 (Abdul Karim
Batatawala t/a African Commercial Agency)
n. Title Numbers Michiru 380, 381 and 384 (Pamodzi Settlement Trust).
a. Toyota Duet registration number BR891 Chassis number M100A068395,
engine number EJVE7261178 registered on 14/01/2011
b. Nissan Dualis registration number NB8352 chassis number
KNJ10001518 Engine number MR2057542A registered on 20/10/2017
c. Mitsubishi Canter registration number BW2112 Chassis number
FE53EB562949, Engine number 4M51A60244 registered on 30/08/2019
o. PLOTS, LANDS AND HOUSES
a. A house in Chigumula under plot number CG 193 obtained from
Department of lands;
b. Two pieces of land in Nkholongo, Mzuzu
c. A house on plot number SL12/4/67 obtained from Blantyre City
d. House in Machinjiri area 12
e. Entertainment Bar in Machinjiri
- LIMBANI CHAWINGA
All correspondences to be addressed to the Director quoting our reference numbers
a. Nissan Vanette chassis number K82VN301742, engine number F8282414
registered on 29/08/12 registration number BR 9277.
b. BMW3 SERIES registration number RU 823 Chassis number
WBAVA76030NL32565, Engine number N46B20BFB833H956 registered on
c. Nissan March registration number BV5293, Chassis number K13313709 Engine
number HR12016795A registered on 22/10/2018
d. Nissan March registration number BV5298, Chassis number HR12013242A,
e. Toyota Paso registration number BV5297 Chassis number 1KR1011922
registered on 22/10/2018
f. Toyota Ipsum registration number BR3344
g. Nissan Vanette registration number BS167
h. Nissan Vanette BS 1249
PLOTS, LANDS AND HOUSES
a. Semi-detached houses at Palm Acre in Chigumula, Blantyre
b. A house at Chigumula Market
c. Entertainment Bar at Kamba
d. House in area 36 by-pass