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Abdul Karim Batatawala, 3 Others Back In Court

Abdul Karim Batatawala, 3 Others Back In Court

Corruption News
The Blantyre Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday resumed hearing the Immigration Department and Citizenship Services procurement contracts case against businessperson Abdul Karim Batatawala and three others. Batatawala is on trial alongside former Department of Immigration chief immigration officer Elvis Thodi, the department’s commissioner responsible for operations Fletcher Nyirenda and deputy director Limbani Chawinga. His case continues today: Batatawala During on Tuesday’s hearing, the defence cross-examined the second State witness, Edward Jeke, a procurement specialist. The cross-examination followed examination-in-chief by Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) director general Martha Chizuma during the first hearing of the case on April 25 2022. During the examination-in-chief, Jeke ...
Anti-Corruption Bureau obtains order against Karim Batatawala, others

Anti-Corruption Bureau obtains order against Karim Batatawala, others

Corruption News
The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) has issued an order restricting Abdul Karim Batatawala, Fletcher Nyirenda and Limbani Chawinga from disposing of, or dealing with, listed properties and vehicles connected to a probe the bureau is undertaking. Businessman Batatawala, Department of Immigration and Citizenship Services former commissioner for operations Nyirenda and deputy director Chawinga are answering charges bordering on corruption and money laundering. A statement issued Monday, signed by the bureau’s principal public relations officer Egrita Ndala, indicates that the restriction is in line with Section 23(1) of the Corrupt Practices Act. “The restriction notices have been issued as part of various investigations by the bureau following allegations of unexplained wealth and...