Ex-army chief Odillo in court over dubious cash transactions

Former Malawi Army general Henry Odillo is expected to appear in the High Court in Lilongwe on Thursday for plea on allegations that he abused huge amounts of money on dubious military purchases.

Odillo (right) facing charges l

Odillo (right) facing charges l

Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) deputy director Reyneck Matemba confirmed Odillo and two other former senior army officers are appearing in court on Thursday.

Odillo was arrested last year on allegations he sanctioned for the purchase of military equipment and paid for it but the equipment never arrived at the army barracks.

“We have concluded all the investigations on this 7 case file, this is why we are able to take him to court,” he said.

Matemba said it will be a speedy trial because the state is well prepared for the case.

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6 thoughts on “Ex-army chief Odillo in court over dubious cash transactions”

  1. Logic says:

    angamenye nkhondo awa? masaya ofufuma ngati akudya mandasiwo

  2. Phwisa says:

    But what about the other cash gate . cases like the Kendal’s ,Bophan, Fahad Assan. Kendal has all his property now registered in his father’s and relatives’ names. Well done Mtambo

  3. Waphuma says:

    Registrar wa High court ampatse the mighty MTAMBO case imeneyi

  4. masa masina says:

    What flies must one day land. This is Odilo’s hour to face the law. A sad ending to a glorious career. This is a lesson to many of us. Greed is not good.

  5. gringo says:

    koma ntchito ilipo

  6. mjiba says:

    Ha ha how can a whole Army General with all the perks associated with that position sink so low to start facilitating payments to swindle government? The reeks of rottenness of the highest order. Paja amati somba imawola kuyambila kumutu. Probe more how the Presidential jet was sold off? Probe more how and why so many top ranking Government officials were involved in embezzlement of cash who was sanctioning all these PSs? Army Generals? nanga ku Police bwanji? poti ma audit report akusonyeza kuti kunali chisembwele chogula ma uniform osapangidwa delivery? Kumeneku kusesedwa liti??

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