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MRA Arrests Mapeto Officials, Clearing Agents Over Custons Offences

MRA Arrests Mapeto Officials, Clearing Agents Over Custons Offences

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The Malawi Revenue Authority (MRA) on Tuesday 21 September 2021 arrested six people from Mapeto (DWSM) Limited and Fortune Clearing Agents for allegedly conniving to defraud the Malawi Government of revenue amounting to MK252, 620, 236.81. The six include Faizal Gaffar Latif and Zarina Latif who are Directors of Mapeto (DWSM) Limited and the company’s Managing Director Mohamed Gaffar The Authority has also arrested an employee of the textile firm, Muhammad Yaseen, who is also the proprietor of Star Style Investments. McKnight Banda and Chimwemwe Tembo, the Manager and officer of Fortune Limited Clearing Agents respectively, have also been arrested. The six, among others, are alleged to have falsified documents presented to Customs for declaration and clearance of fabrics with int...