Malawi ex-president Muluzi case resurfaces

The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) returns to High Court  in Blantyre Friday with the K1.7 billion Bakili  Muluzi case that has stagnated for about 12  years.

Muluzi: Back in court

Muluzi who ruled Malawi from 1994 to 2004 as first democratically elected president, was charged over  K1.7 billion which was donated through him for his United Democratic Front (UDF) campaign for his handpicked successor Bingu wa Mutharika in 2014 which was in his personal account.

The State claimed  the money was public funds despite that donations were made directly to him for party purposes and not from donor nations.

Muluzi was first arrested in July 2006 and  initially charged on 80 counts of allegedly siphoning aid cash into his private account. He is being jointly charged with his former  personal  secretary  Lines Whiskey.

A notice  at the High Court in Blantyre indicates that Lilongwe-based High Court judge Chifundo Kachale will hear the case.

The Constitutional Court in Blantyre ruled that Muluzi needs to appear before court to account for his wealth.

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kapito
kapito
2 years ago

chifukwa chani akukanika kumuhuza atupele aime Kaye misonkano amumange Bakili

kapito
kapito
2 years ago

amangidwe kumene akunyoza kwambiri chipani chatu cha DPP. komaso atupele wayamba chibwana mpaka akumapanga misonkano sizoona ndisaname akufuna atisokoneze amangidwe basi bakili

JAFALI
JAFALI
2 years ago

IKAKHALA PA MNKHATE SILASIKA —ATCHEYA MMATUMBWA NKUMATINYOZA OVOTAFE NKUMATINYOZA MULI WAPAKALIYALA SAYIMBA BELUTU !! NANGA PANOPA BWANJI MUKAGEBATU BABA —

Malawi
Malawi
2 years ago

Only resurfaces when elections are around the corner. DPP bullying UDF.

mtete
mtete
2 years ago

I bet the money spent on this case to date far exceeds the alleged theft by A Cheya. What a waste

Aka
Aka
2 years ago

I may be wrong to think that this case resurfaces whenever Atupele takes a stand different from that of the government. However, the engineer of our corruption and all troubles in the country is Mulizi………muzichenjera pa Malawi. KT

Kanyimbi
Kanyimbi
2 years ago

Atupele osadanda madala anu sadzapangidwanso chipongwe akupanga a DPP, akuchoka pa May 21, 2019 anyapapi amenewa.

Duncan
2 years ago

Bakili Muluzi, the source and genesis of troubles in Malawi. The guy deserves life imprisonment.

yeleyo
2 years ago

This case has taken so long. … all the best Atcheya. When is Mpoola going in? Because he deserves to save in jail. in Malawi do we really have courts? ?????

Make Malawi Great
Make Malawi Great
2 years ago

Take him to court he was saying opposition should not disrespect the president at UDF convention now you should not steal public money u should be jailed what case take 12 plus years when my neba stole a chicken and barely too two days before he was sent to 2 years imprisonment lol

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