Chaponda suspension case back in court for judgement

The Supreme Court of Appeal is on Wednesday expected to deliver judgment in a case the attorney general appealed against the High Court ordered suspension of embattled former Agriculture minister George Chaponda.

Chaponda: He is investigated for “suspicious role” in the controversial procurement of maize from Zambia

The Attornry  General appealed against Mzuzu High Court judge John Chirwa’s ruling which favoured activist Charles Kajoloweka, Livingstonia Synod’s Church and Society organisation  and others who went to court after two state inquiries recommended Chaponda to be investigated on the Zambia maize saga.

President Peter Mutharika finally fired Chaponda after public pressure.

However, Judiciary spokesperson Mlenga Mvula said the Supreme Court will still give its verdict on the matter despite the fact that Chaponda was fired.

The appeal judges on the Chaponda suspension case will include Chief Justice  Andrew Nyirenda, Justice Frank Kapanda and Justice Edward Twea.

The graft busting body, the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) is yet to prosecute Chaponda on the maize saga despite recommendations from a Presidential Commission of Inquiry on the Zambian maize and a parliamentary inquiry on the Zambian maize.

ACB publicist Egritta Ndala said the ACB have completed scrutnizing items seized from Chaponda’s residence which included phones and computers.

She said Chaponda would be taken to court after thorough analysis of the evidence gathered.

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baxtone mkwate
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both men are thieves

Mbiri
Guest

A Malawi chonde tisamathamangire pochita zinthu wonetsetsani atsogoleri posankha Malawi will remain poor up to the end

Kadyani
Guest

Simudzathawanso Onse matchona awa

stenson
Guest

Mlandu suuola……tick tock tick tock tick tock…..gone are the days when people shielded each other

Jasitasi Chilungamo
Guest

What will they find after burning the whole office at Ministry of Agriculture?When they are sensitive issues relating to high profile people just know one of the offices involving the elite will go on fire.Just busy hoodwinking Malawians like justice is taking place. Selective justice will not take Malawi anywhere by shielding high profile people.Its just a total waste of time.

Maunits
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Peter and Chaponda both are thieves that is why Chaponda is given amnesty. Wait you will see how these will flee this country 2019. We cant develop with DPP full of professional thieves.

Becks
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Chinyenga aphunzitsi. All the evidence is gone

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