Karim has no power to determine whether appeal is frivolous or not – Court

Justice Rezine Mzikamanda of the Supreme Court of Appeal  has dismissed an application made by businessman Zamir Karim and his  Pioneer Investment (PI) to strike out the notice of appeal by Mzuzu-based Youth and Society in a case in which it dragged PI  and ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) to court over the K2.7 billion food rations deal at the Malawi Police Service.

Karim of Pioneer Investment: Motion to strike out  notice of appeal dismissed by court

Doreen Manjandimo of Ritz Attorneys at Law

YAS appealed to the Supreme Court after High Court Judge Jack N’riva dismissed the civil society organisation (CSO)  in the case on the basis that it has no sufficient interest and cannot sue on behalf of Malawians.

However, Karim, through his lawyer Frank Mbeta, argued that that the appeal was frivolous and should be struck out.

Accoridng to lawyer Doreen Manjandimo of Ritz Attorneys at Law, Justice Mzikamanda  quashed a motion to strike out the notice of appeal.

“The Judge ordered that he has no power to determine on whether the appeal is frivolous or not. He said they would have to wait for a hearing before the full bench of the Supreme Court to determine on the same,” Manjandimo said.

On whether YAS has sufficient interest in the case, Manjandimo said Justice Mzikamanda also ruled that the matter will be dealt with in the hearing, whose date has not been set yet.

The Supreme Court of Appeal stayed the decision of the High Court entirely, meaning the case that was dismissed remains intact pending determination of the appeal on whether YAS has locus standi or not.

The two accounts for Pioneer Investment and DPP remain frozen.

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Nzika ya Malawi
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Nzika ya Malawi

Karim Mnzake Wa Peter Mutharika Pa Kuba. Agalu Amenewa Azipita Kwawo Sitikuwafuna Anthu Opanda Mzimu Ngati Amenewa!

MA D7 MA D6
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MA D7 MA D6

PEOPLE DON’T FULLY KNOW AMWENYES

Kalulu Wadwala
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Kalulu Wadwala

The only good Indian is the dead one

Dr Manga
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Lawyer okongolayi angaluze mulandu??

chinyau cha ku Nambuma
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chinyau cha ku Nambuma

a Malawi we are too soft, just jail this thief mascaraing as a businessman. Lets see if this idiot can argue this nonsense from Maula. We are so quick at jailing fellow Malawians for stupid things like stealing a chicken but when some idiot has stolen billions of tax payers money we entertain the nonsense. When are we going to wake up

Mwenye ndi Mwenye
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Mwenye ndi Mwenye

That is the very reason Kamuzu sent these Indians packing!!!!!, they have gotten too comfortable now

My Name is Salim
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My Name is Salim

Unfortunately abit too comfortable.

Those who can see can see those who can’t unfortunately can’t.

Some have packed up and gone. Some will soon. Those who are over comfortable with the way things work in Malawi shall Stay.

But I for one have packed up a while ago.
Some are just too blind to see what’s round the corner unfortunately.

Mlakaviwa
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Mlakaviwa

Pano these indians akumanga Mafano awo just near Queens

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