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Commission Of Inquiry Full Report Out

Commission Of Inquiry Full Report Out

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By Malawi Freedom Network Government has released a full report of the Commission of Inquiry which was formed on a directive from President Dr Lazarus Chakwera after the arrest of ACB Director General Martha Chizuma. Confirming the development, Government Spokesperson, Gospel Kazako, said the full report has been released after the President completed reading it. The report released yesterday, however, faults the ACB Director General Martha Chizuma on the audio clip, Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Steven Kayuni, on taking the matter to the police in a personal capacity and the police for arresting Chizuma without informing higher authorities of Malawi Police Service and the line Minister of justice, before arresting Chizuma.
Inquiry Findings Faults Martha Chizuma

Inquiry Findings Faults Martha Chizuma

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The office of the President and Cabinet has released findings and recommendations of the Commission of Inquiry on the arrest of the director general (DG) of the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) Martha Chizuma. Among the key findings; —The police acted on a complaint from Director of Public Prosecution (DPP) Steve Kayuni regarding a leaked audio involving an ACB official and another person, however they made own assumptions as to who Kayuni was complaining against as the complaint's statement only referred to an ACB official. There was no investigation done before the arrest. Chizuma committed an offense —Chizuma committed an offense by discussing sensitive matters with a third party. —DPP Kayuni was not entitled to bring in personal interests in an issue that affected the offic...
Current ACB Under Chizuma Is Clueless Time Waster

Current ACB Under Chizuma Is Clueless Time Waster

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Malawians on social media have taken swipe at the country’s graft bursting agency Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) for petty arrests without enough evidence against the suspects in courts. The outburst comes barely hours after ACB issued a public statement of arresting Former Finance Minister Joseph Mwanamveka for allegedly abusing his office Mwanamveka arrested ACB alleges that investigations showed that the former finance minister abused his office to approve the payment without verifying the urgency and importance of the equipment. But Malawians on social media are throwing stones on ACB under Martha Chizuma’s leadership over petty arrests without serious prosecution. The current ACB hash to arrest people without thoroughly investigation and concrete evidence “The arr...
Martha Chizuma’s ACB Substandard Report Backfires, Chakwera Deceived

Martha Chizuma’s ACB Substandard Report Backfires, Chakwera Deceived

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Chilima, Kapondamgaga be reinstated Zuneth Sattar To Be Apologised When President Lazarus Chakwera described Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) Director General Martha Chizuma’s report “Substandard” on suspected corrupt officers in his Tonse administration, many rebuked and doubted the Man of God who became the Malawi leader in 2020. Effects of Martha Chizuma's Substandard report Chizuma under fire over leaked audioChakwera as a head of state did not want to contravene the work of ACB after Chizuma submitted the report of incriminating 13 public officials who the graft-busting body said it had extensively investigated on corruption suspicions relating to businessperson Zunneth Sattar’s contracts with the Malawi Government. Consequently, Chakwera on Tuesday, June 21, 2022 announce...
Chisale Demands K3.4 billion Compensation For Unlawful Arrest.

Chisale Demands K3.4 billion Compensation For Unlawful Arrest.

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Former president Peter Mutharika’s personal bodyguard Norman Chisale has filed a suit against the Attorney General (AG) demanding about K3.4 billion in compensation for unlawful arrest. His claims follow AG Thabo Chakaka Nyirenda’s failure to respond to the demand letter within 90 days from February 25 2022 to settle a K500 million compensation claim outside court following the High Court judgement that acquitted him in the case of attempted murder of Sigele Amani, a resident of Chimwankhunda Township in Blantyre. Chisale was acquitted on April 16 2021Through his lawyer Chancy Gondwe, Chisale argued that the conduct of the State by arresting and prosecuting him was aimed at harassing the claimant. He argued that he is entitled to compensation claims for damages due to “the reckle...
Govt Calls South African Govt To Arrest And Extradite Ben Longwe

Govt Calls South African Govt To Arrest And Extradite Ben Longwe

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Government has requested the South African government to arrest and extradite a Malawian based in that country known as Ben Longwe. Director of Public Prosecution, Steven Kayuni and Police Publicist, Harry Namwaza, have confirmed the development. The government's request follows a warrant of arrest that was obtained by law enforcement agencies for cyber-related offences and threats against judicial officers and legal practitioners in Malawi. Of late cyber-related crimes have been prosecuted in Malawian Courts in a bid to deter threats, character assassination and peddling of lies on social media.
Zuneth Sattar Breaks Silence

Zuneth Sattar Breaks Silence

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United Kingdom-based Malawian businessperson Zuneth Sattar says British authorities’ decision to impose a travel ban, seize his assets and freeze bank accounts has left him suffering “unfair” hardship. In an interview with Britain’s The Times newspaper published yesterday, the businessperson, who that country’s National Crimes Agency (NCA) believes profited to the tune of millions through alleged bribery and corruption in procurement deals with the Malawi Government, is quoted as having said he was used to a lavish lifestyle, as such, the conditions were making him “a prisoner in my own home”. Sattar: I have nothing to hide Sattar said he failed to travel to Dubai in the United Arab Emirates to handle outstanding business as well as to Malawi for family reasons due to t...
The Britons Wants To Capture Malawi And The Bait Is Zuneth Sattar

The Britons Wants To Capture Malawi And The Bait Is Zuneth Sattar

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Analysis By Trim Chasweka Contributor When you go fishing you use bait to catch fish, Zuneth Sattar is the bait to catch Malawi FACT: What the eye catches from the media, especially the social media is mostly misleading – at least, here in Malawi. UK has never had good will to Malawi There is a bigger war than meets the eye, in terms of the back-room politics in Malawi, that is targeting to remove Tonse government led by President Lazarus Chakwera and his vice Dr Saulos Chilima, the plot is master minded by the Britons on smear campaign in the name to fight corruption in Malawi and the door to get Malawi to fulfill their mission is to suspect Sattar corruption, Exposed! British NCA bankrolls PIJ and other agents to victimize the President, Vice President, Government officia...
How embattled Martha Chizuma personally engaged British NCA by-passing AG, NIB, DPP on Sattar probe

How embattled Martha Chizuma personally engaged British NCA by-passing AG, NIB, DPP on Sattar probe

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British NCA must be sued for evading sovereign state Malawi. Chizuma must be fired for undermining other prosecuting agencies despite ACB office dictates demands The embattled Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) Director General Martha Chizuma whom till now clings to power despite messing up with the office. Chizuma is now being faulted gain stands accused of not briefing leaders of critical State departments in her collaboration with the British National Crimes Agency (NCA) on the alleged corruption investigations involving businessman Zuneth Sattar. ACB has admitted that ignored and alienated the Attorney General (AG) in pursuit of the businessman after the NCA had tipped them on their two year investigation. This according to court documents filed on March 1, 2022 in the Lilong...
Martha Chizuma left in the cold as British NCA backtracks on illegal operations in Malawi

Martha Chizuma left in the cold as British NCA backtracks on illegal operations in Malawi

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By Attwel Chilangambwa After using the embattled Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) Director General Martha Chizuma for illegal entry into Malawi, British National Crimes Agency (NCA) has now backtracked its actions on corruption probe. The British NCA used Chizuma who is being now for by-passing other state agencies including Attorney General Office (AG), Director of Public Prosecution (DDP), National Intelligent Bureau (NIB), Immigration department on the alleged corruption investigations involving businessman Zuneth Sattar. ACB boss Chizuma admitted that ignored and alienated the Attorney General (AG) in pursuit of the businessman after the NCA had tipped them on their two years’ investigation. Sources within ACB told this publication on Wednesday, May 11, 2022 that British NCA i...