Apostle Ziba arrested over duty evasion: Malawi Police also nab businessman Tayub Azizi

Apostle Jospeh Ziba, founder and  president of  Foutain of Victory International Ministries and a businessman Tayub Aziz, have been arrested over an alleged duty evasion scheme of K26 million and cheating the public revenue.

Pastor Ziba: Arrested

The preacher was arrested for allegedyly refusing yo pay duty and fine levied on his multi-million kwancha posh Range Rover.

He was seeking an order of the court stopping the  tax collecting body, Malawi Revenue Authority (MRA) from seizing his car from him.

Apparently, he had entered an agreement with tax body that he wouLd pay the duty for the luxury vehicle..

MRA seized the car earlier and a Toyota Fortuner from Azizi, a Malawian of Asian origin.

Aziz reportedly sold the Range Rover to Apostle Ziba against court order stopping him from disposing of the car.

The tax authority  which is battling to reach its target of tax revenue after Finance minister Goodall Gondwe  was forced to cut the National Budget by K9 billion for lack of enough revenue,  asked court to vacate injunction obtained on the cars which was granted .

MRA also obtained a warrant  of arrest against the preacher and the businessman.

Spokesman for MRA Steven Kapoloma said he knows about the matter but could not immediately give details.

 

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Fatsy
Fatsy
4 years ago

Anthu akuba awa, opemphera koma they are crooks. Ameneyu ali ndi translator wake naye anandibela katundu wochita kupasilidwa from China. Zawo ndi zimodzi kkkkkk

Leroooo
Leroooo
4 years ago

palibe nkhani apa

santana
santana
4 years ago

A man of God in a poshy car. Why do these so called men of god always look for showy things? Is it a way to show they are rich? Remember how Felix Zalimba died?

Ambuye Mulowelelepo
Ambuye Mulowelelepo
4 years ago
Reply to  santana

How did Felix Zalimba die?

FREEMAN
FREEMAN
4 years ago

whats wrong with death of Doctor Felix Zalimba in this context he did his part in this nation

Yamikani
Yamikani
4 years ago

Leave the Gods General alone pilizi

Rasta
Rasta
4 years ago

following as events unfold

Heavenly
4 years ago

As Elisha commanded those foxes to devour the young men who called him you bald man.I also call doom on MRA who tries to fight with the Man of God,May you also face the wrath of Jehovah upon MRA.

gasmachine
gasmachine
4 years ago

Mxi. damage eti

Awize
Awize
4 years ago
Reply to  gasmachine

Perekani kwa Kaisala zake za Kaisala ndi kwa Mulungu zake za Mulungu, said the Good Lord. Apostle wailwala Biblical statement. Kuzemba msonkho ndi mulandu ndithu punsihable by law

FREEMAN
FREEMAN
4 years ago
Reply to  Awize

sanazembe msonkho koma the first buyer i hear so

Pakamba
Pakamba
4 years ago

I knew that Pastor Ziba is a great thief. This is just the beginning.

Msundu
Msundu
4 years ago

I know a certain young lady she is mad with this mafia Ziba

Observer
4 years ago
Reply to  Msundu

Nkhani ya duty MRA just confiscate the car and charge the appropriate duties basi, arresting buyer okuti he didn’t know anything is very evil, they’re failing to arrest people like Mtonga B and a lot of Indians who are really evading duties with beer in billions of kwachas. This is a big shame to MRA Officials and whosoever did this, he will know touching a man of God is punishable by calamity and shame. Malawi is a pathetic country, you always fight all the men of God that God raises, you said Apostle Ndovie is Satanist, you said Apostle Mbewe… Read more »

Jah Vier
Jah Vier
4 years ago

“The tax authority which is battling to reach its target of tax revenue after Finance minister Goodall Gondwe was forced to cut the National Budget by K9 billion for lack of enough revenue, asked court to vacate injunction obtained on the cars which was granted”
Awuzeni a boma atenge 4 billion yopanda ntchito ija akufuna kugawana ija

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