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Dorothy Shonga and Magalasi case:Figure involved increased to K186 million

Dorothy Shonga and Magalasi case:Figure involved increased to K186 million

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Prosecutors say the figure involved  in the money laundering and fraud case against former Malawi Energy Regulatory Authority (Mera) Chief Executive Officer Collins Magalasi and businessperson Dorothy Shonga has been adjusted to K186 million from K107 million. Shonga and Magalasi together with former Mera  public relations officer Patrick Maulidi and procurement officer Bright Mbewe were arrested in 2020 on accusations that they influenced Mera Internal Procurement and Disposal Committee to award a contract worth K107 million to Vink Enterprise which is owned by Shonga. Director of Public Prosecutions Steve Kayuni said the figure has increased due to evidence provided by 11 witnesses paraded in court during trial of the case. “The evidence is coming out clearly that the figure...