Kalonga used my company certificate to ‘cashgate’ K105m – Ketengeza

Businessperson Angela Katengeza, who owns Faith Construction, has told Lilongwe High Court that former deputy director in the Ministry of Tourism, Leonard Kalonga approached her to use the construction certificates of her company, to get jobs within the Ministry of Tourism.

Kalonga: Case to answe
Kalonga: Case to answe

The two were found with a case to answer by High Court in Lilongwe to charges related to the Cashgate corruption scandal in the civil service.

In her defence, Katengeza told the court that Kalonga approached her on July 3 2013 asking to use the construction certificates of her Faith construction company.

During the trial, the court heard from an investigator in the Fiscal Department of the Malawi Police Service, that Kalonga used Katengeza to siphon K105.6 million from government.

Earlier, Judge Fiona Mwale revoked the bail for Kalonga after he failed to show up for court to start defending himself

His stand-in lawyer Manuel Theu failed to bring medical evidence of his illness.

The judge was not pleased when Theu informed the court that his client was admitted to Dae Yung Luke Hospital.

She also rejected the defence’s application for adjournment in the absence of lead counsel Joseph Kamkwasi who was attending a funeral

But the Judge later reserved her earlier decision following an appeal.

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msukwa
msukwa
6 years ago

Kalonga ndi mbamva zikuluzikulu. Size yake ndi kwacha gambi

mtimuni
mtimuni
6 years ago

Leo kalonga ndi mbamva yolapitsa kuyambira kale ali pa Chanco. Amakwera akazi a eni zedi. Mchira sawumila. Akakhaula ku maula ameneyo

Jihad John
6 years ago

How did Leonard Kalonga approach you? Was it in bed? We know Kalonga as a womanizer and his first marriage fell apart for the same reason and now a woman has betrayed him into stealing millions our taxes. Tourism was the weakest link because even the PS is prison. Namata is now in. A Leonard sendelani. You may ask Mayi Chiponda to sing for you.

kd
kd
6 years ago

kunena zoona mayi Katengeza ndi mkazi wokongola, and Kalonga ngati umamuchinda ufela zoona aise,moti olo APM Akhoza kusilira osati za a Getrudezo…

VYOTO
VYOTO
6 years ago

ALL ALONG I HAVE BEEN WRONGLY THINKING THAT LAW IS A RESPECTED PROFESSION BUT GOING BY THE QUALITY OF DEFENCE COMING FROM MOST OF THE CASHGATORS ONE WONDERS AT THE QUALITY OF THE ADVICE THAT THEIR EXPENSIVE HIRED LAWYERS ARE OFFERING??????????????????????????

tikondane
tikondane
6 years ago

Let love prevail

patriotic Malawian
patriotic Malawian
6 years ago

Reference to End said “Asians are to blame’ firstly I know that you are an Asian try to defend your evil cause in the looting of Malawi resources . All you should know is that your days are numbered Malawi and are building consensus to agree that our country has gone to the Indians we are soon going to claim what rightly belongs to us . Eat with roses old leaders for now . We will invoke the ideal of idi amini . Africa for Africans and Malawi for Malawians

LazyT
6 years ago

Ndikunyenyani nyenyani

Karonga Boy
Karonga Boy
6 years ago

Cashgate Siidzatha

jesus is lord
jesus is lord
6 years ago

Surely this must be very shocking indeed how can some hire lawyers and they tell her to say that Kalonga used my certificates really?? Those certificates were issued to you madam the least you could have done was to make sure they were going to be used for the right business legit and transparent but no you knew very well it was all shady and you went along with it. Only in Malawi can a court waste resources to entertain such nonsense. What a joke of a Nation we are.

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