Lawyer Mbeta accused of bribing Malawi Revenue Authority officer -report

The Anti-Corruption Bureau made an application at the High Court in Zomba to discharge the order which stopped private practice lawyer Frank Mbeta’s arrest and subsequent order for judicial review.

Matemba: Mbeta accused of bribery

Matemba: Mbeta accused of bribery

The busting agency has submitted that Mbeta is wanted for bribing an officer from the Malawi Revenue Authority (MRA)., The Nation reported on Wednesday.

ACB deputy director general Reyneck Matemba said in a sworn affidavit on February 9 this year, that ACB received a complaint from MRA commissioner general Raphael Kamoto that Mbeta had offered MRA information and communications technology (ICT) security manager Wilson Upindi K2 million to delete information from three computers seized from a suspect   on tax evasion charges.

The bureau further alleges that Mbeta misinformed the court as his warrant of arrest was not linked to issues surrounding his client, Karamat Ullah Chaudry, who allegedly deposited K2 million into the personal bank account of ACB director general Lucas Kondowe.

“That from the foregoing, it is very clear that the warrant of arrest and the warrant of access, search and seizure that the respondent had obtained against the applicant [ACB] had nothing to do with the allegations made that his [Mbeta’s] summoning to ACB was made in bad faith, further that the decision to summon the applicant was actuated by the respondent’s personal vendetta, malice in circumstances clearly demonstrating abuse or improper use of power,” reads Matemba’s affidavit:

Upindi alerted his boss, director of ICT at MRA, Maxwell Mlomba, who took custody of the computers and advised him to meet Mbeta and accept the K2 million which he collected in a black plastic bag at Chichiri Shopping Centre in Blantyre on November 28 2014 and handed over to his bosses.

The High Court has since set May 18 as the date when ACB’s application to vacate the order would be heard before judge Zione Ntaba in Zomba.

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Chembeta's Friend
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Kanyama, awa a case to answer wa sanamuphunzitse Frank. By the time Frank was ku Law School, awa anali atasiya kuphunzitsa.

Kanyama Chima
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Student of the guy who has a case to answer for conspiracy to murder. Ma graduates a University ranked number ninety-ninth.

makani
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mukapeza umboni oti anayenda ndi mkazi wanu mukumangowasiya? Why cant you plot just to KILL him. Ine sipangadutse mwezi alimoyo nanji ndimamwa nawo mowa sangalimbe amene zakuchitikilani hire me.

chejali
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Kkkkkkk sindikkupanga nao

Dr Moo Tha Leeker
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Malawi being ruled by fake lawyers including mwamuna wake wa Getu. Zotsatila ndi zimenezo. MRA CG your days are numbered. Ng’oma yolilitsa sichedwa kusweka

Watcher 40
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Choka iwe Mpopoma ndiye unamva kuti ma career enawa ndi ambuli?Basi ntchito kuloweza some Archaic Latin terms ndikuvala ziguduli zoyera anakupangani nazo colonise ma British?Ma lawyer apa university ranked 99th in Africa kuposedwa even ndi Mogadishu imene amaphunzira Ali shabaab ikunzumila pa zenela.What good can come out of it.Ntchito kukhalira umbava pamalawi to lead lifestyles that do not even match your genuine salaries.Malawi is sinking down on daily basis with that useless Unima mentality.

frank
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Maloya abwino alipo eg Mmeta he is superb.

Hoho..chatoloma
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Mmeta and several others.

mpopoma
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Nsanje inu school ya uloya ndi ya anthu a nzerutu. Inu munali kuti ku phunzira. Asiye maloya a sangalatsidwe. MRA;AB are all corrupt including andale ambiri.

ALHAJI SHARIA
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ASAAAAA…THIS WOMAN IN ZOMBA WILL NOT VACATE THAT ORDER. MALAWIANS ARE UNDERESTIMATING THE CORRUPTION IN THE JUDICIARY. THIS INSTITUTION IS SO CORRUPT THAT ONLY THE POOR CAN NOT GET WHAT THEY WANT. FROM MAGISTRATES TO SOME SUPREME JUDGES,MOST ARE ROTTEN! YOU WILL EVEN FIND MAGISTRATES CONNIVING WITH POLICE PROSECUTORS TO DISCHARGE SUSPECTS.

Reasonable Man
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wawa bambo a chiwerewere a Mbeta. Mnchindo siunakukwaneni mwati muchinde justice?

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